Post dating prescriptions
[Subsections (g) and (h) effective until January 1, 2020.
Written prescriptions for a controlled substance in schedule II shall be kept in a separate file. For text effective January 1, 2020, see below.] (c) The pharmacist filling a written prescription for a controlled substance in Schedule II shall endorse his own signature on the face thereof. (f) No prescription for a controlled substance shall be refilled unless the original prescription provides for such refilling and unless the number of refills has been specified in said prescription.
Forms annotated with the initials RD are repeat dispensing forms.
(d) In regard to a controlled substance in Schedule II or III, no prescription shall be filled for more than a thirty-day supply of such substance upon any single filling; provided, however, that with regard to dextro amphetamine sulphate and methyl phenidate hydrochloride, a prescription may be filled for up to a sixty-day supply of such substance upon any single filling if said substance is being used for the treatment of minimal brain dysfunction or narcolepsy; provided further, that subject to regulations of the department and the board of pharmacy, prescriptions for implantable infusion pumps consisting of Schedule II or Schedule III controlled substances may be filled for a maximum of 90 days. A prescription may be transmitted electronically with the electronic signature and electronic instructions of the prescriber, and shall be transmitted directly from the prescriber to the pharmacy designated by the patient without alteration of the prescription information, except that third-party intermediaries may act as conduits to route the prescription from the prescriber to the pharmacy. For text effective until January 1, 2020, see above.] (g) Prescribers shall issue an electronic prescription for all controlled substances and medical devices. For text effective until January 1, 2020, see above.] (a) A written or electronic prescription for a controlled substance in Schedule II shall become invalid 30 days after the date of issuance. For text effective January 1, 2020, see below.] (b) A written prescription for a controlled substance in Schedule II shall not be refilled and shall be kept in a separate file. For text effective January 1, 2020, see below.] (g) Unless otherwise prohibited by law, a prescription shall be: (1) written in ink, indelible pencil or by other means on a tamper resistant form consistent with federal requirements for Medicaid; or (2) transmitted electronically; and (3) signed by the prescriber.A prescription for a controlled substance must be issued for a legitimate medical purpose in a reasonable quantity by an individual practitioner acting in the usual course of his professional practice.The responsibility for the proper prescribing is upon the prescribing practitioner.