Rcopia: What is a Free Text Drug?

Free text drugs are not selected from the search results.

Free text drug are created when 'Enter free text' is selected instead of a medication from the search results.


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When 'Enter free text' is selected, the Prescribe Medication page will display a red pill icon.  Hovering over this red pill produces the message below:


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Note: free text drugs may not trigger alerts for drug-drug interactions and drug-allergy reactions.

Free text prescriptions do not transmit electronically.

  • Non-controlled prescriptions will attempt to go by fax.
  • Controlled substance prescriptions will be marked undeliverable.
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