Enter the information for the medication you are packaging.
Use the Tab key to move between fields.
To speed data entry, use the quick entry utility for commonly packaged drugs.
|•||Do not enter more characters than you can see in the text box.|
|•||If you need to enter a long description, do not use all capital letters, as they take up more space than lower case letters.|
|•||Use abbreviations for less important parts of generic name (ie, HCl instead of hydrochloride).|
|•||The trade name is not required.|
|•||For generic drugs, you may enter "TradeName equiv" for clarification|
|•||The supplemental labeling is not required.|
|•||Use this field to clarify the package contents, i.e., "5mg = ½ tab".|
|•||NDC entry is enabled when you check "Print NDC barcodes" on the Setup window.|
|•||Enter numbers only in the NDC field.|
|•||Do not enter spaces or dashes.|
|•||The NDC number may contain 10, 11 or 12 digits.|
|•||The NDC number will be converted into a barcode on your label.|
|•||The control number cannot be edited.|
|•||It is determined by the Labels program and is derived from the Month, Day, last digit of the year, and a sequential number for the packaging day.|
|•||The USP expiration date is 1 year from the packaging date or the manufacturers expiration date, whichever is less.|
|•||You may override the calculated date by simply typing in the desired date.|
Number of labels to print
|•||If you wish to log a compounded product without printing any labels, enter the number of units packaged then enter a zero for number of labels to print.|