This is a manual for using Pharmacist Desk.

PHARMACIST MANUAL


OPENING THE SOFTWARE

  • Step 1 : Click on the software “SISH”

  • Step 2 : Select “Pharm”

  • Step 3 : Type D in the first box or select the down arrow and click on “PHARMACIST”

  • Step 4 : Now Type your ID in the second box and password on the third box

  • Step 5 : Press enter twice or Click on “OK” with mouse.












HOW TO
ADD NEW MEDICINE IN GENERIC FORM?

  • After you log in, a page like below will appear.



  • Click on “INFORMATIONS” then on “MEDICINES” to add any new medicine’s generic and brand name. A new form will appear as shown below :







  • Once you click on the button, complete list of medicines added will be shown.


If you want to add any new medicines that has not been included in the list yet then click on the “+” sign near the box of Generic Name.

















  • A new popup box will be shown where you can type the name of the new medicine and click on the ADD button.

  • Once you add the medicine, press ESC. Button on keyboard or click on the cross button with mouse to close the pop-up box.

  • Now, click on ADD and type initial letters of the name of medicine in the empty box of Generic Name and press down arrow of keyboard or click on the Drop-down arrow given with mouse. Select the medicine and press enter.







  • Press down arrow in keyboard and Select the route of administration and press enter. Or you can also write the initial word and the word will come automatically. For eg. type “O” for oral, “L” for liquid, “ORT” for ortho and so on. Route of administrations are listed as :

- “ORAL ” for tablets and capsules.

- “LIQUID” for syrup, suspension, powders like Karticol,ORS,etc

- “INJECTION’ for all injection items.

- “FLUID” for NS, DNS, RL, etc.

- “ANAL/VAGINAL” for anal/vaginal related items like Candid V, Motivac Enema, etc.

- “TOPICAL” for items like cream, gel, ointment, lotion, solution to apply topically.

- “SUTURE” for all the suture items like petcryl, duracryl, linex etc.

- “MSURG” for surgical items like cotton, hansaplast, gauze bandage, etc.

  • Once you select the dosage form, then press enter.


  • Type the strength of the medicine in the box now.

[Note – The first box only takes numerical values whereas the second box takes both numerical and alphabetical values. Also, you are supposed to write the strength of the medicine that the patient gets in one use. ]


- In case of oral medicines like tablets/capsules, the strength maybe written as per the dose of one tablet/capsule. For eg: If you want to add tablet Baclofen 10 mg, then write 10 in the first box and mg in the second. As each tablet is of 10 mg, it is considered as the one time strength.

- Similarly, if you want to want Paracetamol + Codeine Phosphate (500mg/10mg) then write “500” in the first box and “mg + 10 mg” in the second box.

- In case of syrups/suspension, the strength maybe whether 5 ml or 10 ml or so. As, the syup bottle may contain 50 ml or more in total but the patient takes minimal amount in one dose.

- In case of fluids, the fluid maybe of 100 ml/500 ml/ 1000 ml in total but it is not necessary that the patient receives the full amount of fluid in one time. So, the strength is fluids is written as 1 ml(minimum strength).

- In case of topical ointments, gel and lotions, the strength of one time use maybe considered as 1 gm/ 1 ml.

- In case of eye/ear drops, the strength maybe written as 1 drop/ 2 drops.

- In case of respiratory medicines like inhalers, the strength maybe written on the basis of per puff. For eg. For salbutamol inhaler, the strength maybe 0.1mg/puff.

  • Once you finish writing the strength, click on SAVE button. Now, the medicine is added and it will be shown in the left sided box.






HOW TO ADD NEW MEDICINE’S BRAND NAME?

  • When you have finished adding the generic name, dosage form and strength of the medicines, now you are supposed to add the brand name of the medicine.

  • The medicines in the left side shown is listed in the form as: CODE NAME first I.e, the generic name of the medicine. When you click on the code name, the drug with it’s strength will be shown. Click on the desired drug item name and then Click on the BRAND INFORMATION option in the right sided box that is besides the STRENGTH and LABELLING.






  • Now, you are taken to a empty form where you can add the brand name of the medicine.


  • First click on the ADD option below and start filling up the informations. Write the brand name with dose to avoid confusion later on. Press enter.

  • Then write the pack volume of the medicine that you can dispense in one time. For eg: You can dispense one tablet/one capsules so you write 1 tab/1 cap in those medicines but in case of Syrups, Suspension, you have to sell the whole bottle, so write the mentioned total amount of liquid in ml (100 ml/50 ml etc.). Same is the case with lotions, gels, ointments, fluids, injections. You have to write the total amount in the medicine in either gm/ml/drops/puffs.

[Note : There are two boxes where in the first one, you have to write the numerical values and in the second box, you have to write the alphabetical values.]

  • Select the dosage form from the list. The dosage form here means the tablet, capsule, tablet chewable, inhaled metered dose, eye ointment, gel, etc. If you donot find the required form in the list then click on “+” and add the new dosage form in the list. Once you select the form, press enter.

  • Write the standard of the medicine. For eg : IP/ USP/ BP/ JP or any else. Press enter.

  • Write the manufacturer’s name in the box.

  • Add any description if available of the medicine. If not you can either write NA that means Not Available or leave it blank.

  • If you want warning when your stock has reached to it’s lowest limit, write the minimum stock in the box.

  • If the drug is narcotic then click on YES from the option. Doing this will help to know the prescriber who had prescribed the drug.

  • Set the default label name in generic.

  • Set the current status to active to make it visible in the software.

  • Click on SAVE.


  • You have now successfully added the brand name of the medicine.




HOW TO ADD SUTURE ITEMS?

  • Click on “INFORMATIONS” then on “SURGICALS” to add any new surgical/ortho/suture related item’s generic and brand name. A new form will appear as shown below :

  • Click on this button to load data and refresh the page.

  • The right sided page is divided into two portions. The upper portion is to add the suture items and the lower portion is for adding the surgicals and orthopaedic items.

  • Once you load the data, the right-sided page will be activated. To add any new item, click on add.

  • If you want to add a new suture item that is not in the list then click on the “+” icon and type the name of the item and click on ADD.
























  • Then close the pop-up box either by clicking on the cross button with mouse or press ESC in keyboard.

  • Type the initial letters of the name of suture you just added and press down arrow, select the item and press enter.

  • Write suture size in the box below. The suture size maybe 1-0 or 2-0 or so on. See for the suture size in the suture box. Press enter.

  • In suture type, click on the “+” sign. You will see a new pop-up box that shows you two boxes to fill I.e, TYPE and CODE. In type, you are supposed to write whether the suture you are adding has circle round cut or circle reverse cut, etc. Similarly, in CODE, you are supposed to shorten the TYPE. For eg: if the type is circle reverse cut, the code will be CirRevCut; if the type is circle round cut, the code will be CirRnCut; if the type is circle tapering cut, the code will be CirTapCut and so on.

  • Now,close the box and press down arrow in type and select the required type. The code will be auto-generated.

  • Now, in case of suture code, you will find the suture code in the suture packet. The suture code maybe written as FS5037 or Z497G or so on. You will have to refer the suture pack for this.

  • Now click on SAVE.



HOW TO ADD BRAND NAME OF THE SUTURES?

  • Click on the generic name of the suture whose brand you want to add.

  • After that, click on the Brand Information.

  • Click on ADD

  • Type the brand name and press enter.

  • Type the standard of the suture like USP, BP, etc.

  • Type the manufacturer’s name.

  • Add the minimum stock if you want warning when your stock reaches to it’s lowest limit.

  • Make the current status to ACTIVE.

  • Click on SAVE.




HOW TO ADD SURGICALS AND ORTHOPAEDIC ITEMS?

  • Click on “INFORMATIONS” then on “SURGICALS” to add any new surgical/ortho/suture related item’s generic and brand name. A new form will appear as shown below :

  • Click on this button to load data and refresh the page.

  • The right sided page is divided into two portions. The upper portion is to add the suture items and the lower portion is for adding the surgicals and orthopaedic items.

  • Once you load the data, the right-sided page will be activated. To add any new item, click on add.

  • If you want to add a new surgicals/orthopaedic item that is not in the list then select the category whether it is MSURG or ORTHO. Click on the “+” icon and type the name of the item and click on ADD.














































  • Close the box and in the Item Name :- Type the initial letters of the name of Surgical or Orthopaedic item you just added and press down arrow, select the item and press enter.

  • Type the item size and press enter.

  • Type the Item type if any and then Click on SAVE.




HOW TO ADD BRAND NAME OF SURGICALS AND ORTHOPAEDIC ITEMS?

  • Click on the generic name of the surgcal/ortho item whose brand you want to add.

  • After that, click on the Brand Information.

  • Click on ADD

  • Type the brand name and press enter.

  • Type the standard of the suture like USP, BP, etc. if any.

  • Type the manufacturer’s name.

  • Add the minimum stock if you want warning when your stock reaches to it’s lowest limit.

  • Make the current status to ACTIVE.

  • Click on SAVE.






HOW TO ADD EXTRA ITEMS?

  • To add any extra items like tissue paper, handkerchief, sanitary pads, diapers, etc. Go to EXTRA ITEMS in INFORMATION menu.

  • For adding new items that is not in the list, click on the “+” sign and type the name of the item and click on ADD.
























  • Once you are done adding the item then close the pop-up box and Type the initial letters of the name of item you just added and press down arrow, select the item and press enter.

  • Add brand name of the item in the given box.

  • Add pack volume. Numericals in the first box and alphabets in the second box.

  • Add the minimum stock if you want warning when your stock reaches to it’s lowest limit.

  • Make the current status to ACTIVE.

  • Click on SAVE.




HOW TO UPDATE BATCH NUMBER OR EXPIRY DATE OF MEDICINES?

  • Go to Activity and click on OUT ORDER.

  • A new pop-up box will appear.

  • Select the computer ID of the computer whose stock you want to update.

  • Select the dosage form of the medicine.

  • Select the medicine from the list and click on refresh button with the help of mouse.

  • Now the medicine will be shown in the box below. Click on it.

  • Change the batch/ expiry/ rate and click on UPDATE.