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2.2.3 Patient Allergy Profiles

Describes how to access and edit information about patient drug and allergy profiles.

Allergy Profile

  • The patient’s allergies are listed on the left under the Allergies heading
  • To view more details about a patient’s allergies or make changes to the list, click the ‘View/Edit Allergies’ button at the bottom of the Patient Drug Profile or on the + to the right of Allergies in the encounter window or the Rx3 screen

 11x Edit Alergy Profile



  1. Type in the name of the drug in the search field, select the areas of the drug database (drug class etc) that you wish to search, then click ‘Search’
  2. Select the Class/Name/Compound/Brand Name that best identifies the allergy by clicking on its link.  It is best to choose the most broad category that describes the patient's allergy.
  3. ONLY if you cannot find a match click custom allergy. WARNING: CUSTOM ALLERGY will just place a word on a list and will NOT give automatic warnings for Rx
    Add an Allergy

Add Reaction

  1. Write comments describing the nature of the allergy as well as identifying the age of onset, severity of reaction and onset of reaction.
  2. Click "Add Allergy".



When you do try to Rx a drug for which there is a match in the allergies a warning will show as below

11x Drug Allergy Warning


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