Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-10-.15 - Requirements of a Prescription Drug Order

A Prescription Drug Order (defined as a "lawful order of a Practitioner for a Drug or Device for a specific patient") shall include, but not be limited to the following information as well as any information required by Rule 480-22:

(1) Full name and address of the patient;
(2) Name, address of the prescribing practitioner and DEA registration number in the case of controlled substances;
(3) Date of issuance;
(4) Name, strength, if needed, dosage form and quantity of drug prescribed;
(5) Directions for use by the patient;
(6) Refills authorized, if any;
(7) If a written Prescription Drug Order, prescribing practitioner's signature; and
(8) A serial number assigned by the Pharmacist so that Prescription Drug Orders may be filed in a numerical and retrievable sequence.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-10-.15
O.C.G.A. Secs. 16-13-34, 16-13-41, 16-13-74, 26-4-27, 26-4-28, 26-4-37, 26-4-80.
Original Rule entitled "Requirements of a Prescription" adopted. F. July 14, 1987; eff. August 3, 1987. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Requirements of a Prescription Drug Order" adopted. F. Feb. 10, 1993; eff. Mar. 2, 1993. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Mar. 5, 2003; eff. Mar. 25, 2003.

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