16-230 C.M.R. ch. 1, § 4 - Requirements for completion of written prescriptions for schedule II drugs

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

All written prescriptions for schedule II drugs are subject to the following requirements:

A. In cases of prescriptions where the name of more than one health care provider is pre-printed, the prescription must clearly indicate which health care provider issued the prescription;
B. The health care provider shall indicate the desired quantity and strength of the drug on the prescription form by both writing out the quantity and by indicating or writing the quantity in numerical form;
C. Prescriptions may be dispensed upon oral prescription of a health care provider only in emergency circumstances, and shall be promptly reduced to writing and filed by the pharmacy, but need not be written on a security prescription blank. The prescription shall also be reduced to a written prescription on a security prescription blank by the health care provider, and sent to the pharmacy within seven (7) days.
D. Only one (1) prescription shall be written per prescription blank.


16-230 C.M.R. ch. 1, § 4

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