The Nova Scotia Formulary details which drugs and supplies are benefits under the Nova Scotia Seniors' Pharmacare Program, Family Pharmacare Program, Diabetes Assistance Program, Community Services Pharmacare Programs, and Drug Assistance for Cancer Patients.
How to Search the Formulary
To search for specific text and page content in the PDF version of the Formulary, you can:
- In a web browser, click the binoculars at the left of the window. If the binoculars are not there, right click the document and choose "Show Navigation Pane Buttons".
- In the Adobe Reader application, choose Edit > Advanced Search.
What is Included in the Formulary?
All medications in the Formulary are classified according to the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) Classification System which groups chemically similar products according to their site of action and facilitates the comparison of new medicines with previously available medicines.
The Formulary also provides:
Please Note: The information contained in the Formulary requires knowledge to properly interpret and is intended primarily for use by physicians, pharmacists, and other health care practitioners involved in the prescribing, dispensing and administration of pharmaceuticals.
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Page last updated 2012-11-05.