Introduction

Drug labels are edited and printed from the sales screen, including the consultation sales screen.

When you add a product to the sale you'll see that Panacea places either blue or green label icon next to each item.

A blue label icon indicates that there is already label text for this product line item. This label text can comprise the default label text for that product (see below) and/or text added by the user directly. You can view/edit this label text by clicking on the label icon.

Once you've completed or saved the sale or consultation you'll notice that the blue label icons (the ones containing labels) turn into printer icons, signifying that a label can be printed for that line item. The printer icon at the very top of the list (in the title bar) allows you to print all of the labels from this sale in one go.

Setting the Label Template

To choose the default drug label template for your clinic navigate to Settings --> Clinics --> [Clinic Name] --> General and click on the 'Settings' tab.  

The default drug label template is listed next to 'Label Template' in the 'Layouts' section, as below.  Click edit to be able to modfiy this value if you'd like to select a different default label template.

Label Construction

The system default drug label template is illustrated below. 


An example of how an actual label might look:

FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY - KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Metacam Cat Oral - 0.5 mg meloxica/ml
1.5ml. Give 1 syringe (0.5ml) orally once a day for 3 days. Start on Sat AM
GIVE WITH FOOD and DISCONTINUE IF UNWELL
Boots McClure - Mr Brad McClure
14 December 2015 - Acme Vet Clinic - Dr Adam Bently
26 Cooper Cresent, East Tamaki - 09 274 7638 - A/H: 0800 382548

 

Notes:

  • Drug warning text is defined at the clinic level and is the same for all drug labels printed by a given clinic. You can find this setting under Settings --> Clinics --> Settings --> Print
  • Product name and active ingredient are defined at the product level
  • Label text is defined at the product level
  • Product warning text is product-specific and is defined at the product level (edit product to access this)

Let's take a look at the finished product. Outstanding!

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