Refer to the Duplicate PDE report previously generated or re-run report following instructions details in Remove Duplicate PDEs: Overview. 

1. Review & highlight the suppliers that your store does purchase from on the Duplicate PDE report. Ignore suppliers that are not maintained by Minfos - this process should not be run for any local area market suppliers. This process is only for suppliers maintained by Minfos. 

2. It is imperative to know the date the supplier was last updated, before clearing products from supplier the pharmacy does use. If the incorrect date is used, the supplier can be removed from products that the supplier does still supply. If the incorrect date is used, it can cause issues when generating orders.

Check the date the update was last run

1. From Stock Manager, click File.

2. Click 9. MNPN Update.

3. Click 1. Supplier MNPN Updates.

The Manage Supplier MNPN Updates window is displayed.

4. If the supplier is not listed in the Manage Supplier MNPN Updates window, subscribe to the supplier and execute the update.

5. Record the Date Last Run date next to the corresponding suppliers on the Duplicate PDE report.

6. Click Cancel to close.

Note: If it has been more than one month since the update has run, run the update today and then use today’s date.

Clear old products from the supplier

1. From Stock Manager, click Supplier Products.

The Supplier Search window is displayed.

2. Click Find.

The Search window is displayed.

3. Enter the name of a Minfos Maintained supplier that your pharmacy uses and then click Okay.

The Supplier Search window is displayed.

4. Highlight the supplier’s name, then click Okay.

5. The Supplier Product Maintenance window is displayed.

6. Click z. Clear.

The Clear Old Supplier Records window is displayed.

7. In the Clear Date text box, enter the date you noted in earlier. This is the Last Run Date for the supplier update.

If the incorrect date is entered here, the supplier may be removed from products the supplier still supplies. This could affect ordering and invoicing. Ensure you use the date the update was last run.

8. Check the Continue check box.

9. Click Okay.

The Delete Current Supplier window is displayed.

10. Click Yes to remove the supplier from products that supplier no longer supplies in your database.

This process does not delete any products from your database.

The clear process may take a few minutes, depending on the size of the supplier.

11. The Notification window is displayed.

12. Click Okay, to return to the Supplier Product Maintenance window.

The Supplier Product Maintenance window will not update, until you exit.

13. Press Cancel, to close the Supplier Product Maintenance window.

14. Repeat steps 1 to 10 for all Minfos maintained suppliers your pharmacy uses that are listed on the Duplicate PDE report.

15. Proceed to Remove Duplicate PDEs: Step 4 - Clear the wholesaler from products the wholesaler no longer supplies.