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Drug-Allergy Interaction (DAI) Alert

A Drug-Allergy Interaction alert message appears when a prescribed drug has the potential to interact with an allergen listed in a patient's allergy profile. There are three Drug-Allergy Alert security levels: Severe, Moderate, and Mild. Based on your Drug-Allergy Alert notification settings (in prescription preferences), you have the following choices when an alert appears: 

  • Select an Override Reason and proceed with the prescription.
  • Override the alert and proceed with the prescription​ without selecting an override reason.
  • Cancel the prescription and choose an alternate drug.
  1. This Presciption: Name of drug you are prescribing.
  2. Active Patient Allergy:  Allergen in the patient's Active Allergies list that interacts with the drug being prescribed.
  3. DAI Severity: Severity level of interaction.
  4. Details: Provides information about the drug-allergy interaction.
  5. Override Reason: Override the alert by selecting the appropriate check box(es). Depending on your Drug-Allergy Interaction settings, you may not be required to select an Override Reason to continue prescribing the drug.
  6. "Don't show this alert again": Check this box to turn off future alerts for this Drug-Allergy Interaction.
  7. Cancel Rx: Cancels the prescription in progress.
  8. Continue Rx: Based on your Drug-Allergy Interaction settings, click to continue prescribing the drug with or without selecting an Override Reason.
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