Ohio HCQ rule

Req u ir e m en ts f o r D is p en sin g o r S ellin g C hlo ro q u in e a n d Hyd ro xych lo ro q u in e in O hio On J u ly 3 0, 2 020, r u le 4729:5 -5 -2 1 of t h e A dm in is tr a tiv e C od e g oes in to e ffe ct. I n g en era l, th e r u le p ro h ib it s a ll t e rm in al d is tr ib u to rs ( in clu din g p re scrib er c lin ic s, n on -re sid en t ph arm acie s, a n d in stit u tio n al fa cilit ie s) fr o m s e llin g o r d is p en sin g h yd ro xych lo ro q u in e a n d ch lo ro q u in e fo r t h e t r e a tm en t o r p re ve n tio n o f C O VID -1 9 [ s e e p ara g ra p h ( B ) b elo w ]. P le a se be a d vis e d t h at t h is r u le r e p la ce s e m erg en cy r u le 4 729-5 -3 0.2 a n d t h at a ll a p pro va ls fo r t h e use o f t h ese m ed ic a tio n s m ad e u nder t h at r u le a re n o lo n ger a p plic a b le . 4729:5 -5 -2 1 P re scrip tio n r e q u ir e m en ts f o r c h lo ro q u in e a n d h yd ro xych lo ro q u in e. (A ) N o p re scrip tio n fo r c h lo ro q u in e o r h yd ro xych lo ro q u in e m ay b e d is p en se d b y a p h arm acis t o r s o ld at r e ta il b y a lic e n se d t e rm in al d is tr ib u to r o f d an gero u s d ru gs, in clu din g p re scrip tio n s fo r p atie n ts re sid in g in O hio d is p en se d o r s o ld a t r e ta il b y n on re sid en t t e rm in al d is tr ib u to rs o f d an gero u s d ru gs as d efin ed in r u le 4 729:5 -8 -0 1 o f t h e A dm in is tr a tiv e C od e, u nle ss t h e p re scrip tio n b ea rs a w rit te n dia g n osis c o d e fr o m t h e p re scrib er o r a s ta te m en t in dic a tin g it s v e te rin ary m ed ic a l p u rp ose . (B ) E xce p t a s p ro vid ed in p ara g ra p h ( C ) o f t h is r u le , p re scrip tio n s is su ed fo r c h lo ro q u in e o r hyd ro xych lo ro q u in e fo r p ro p h yla ctic u se r e la te d t o C O VID -1 9 o r fo r t h e t r e a tm en t o f C O VID -1 9 a re str ic tly p ro h ib it e d u nle ss o th erw is e a p pro ve d b y t h e b oard 's e xe cu tiv e d ir e cto r in c o n su lt a tio n w it h th e b oard p re sid en t, a t w hic h t im e a r e so lu tio n s h all is su e. U pon t h e e ffe ctiv e d ate o f t h is r u le , a ll pre vio u s a p pro va ls fo r t h e u se o f c h lo ro q u in e o r h yd ro xych lo ro q u in e s h all b e d eem ed v o id a n d m ust be a p pro ve d u sin g t h e p ro ce ss o u tlin ed in t h is p ara g ra p h . (C ) T h e p ro h ib it io n in p ara g ra p h ( B ) o f t h is r u le d oes n ot a p ply t o p re scrip tio n s is su ed a s p art o f a docu m en te d in stit u tio n al r e vie w b oard -a p pro ve d c lin ic a l t r ia l t o e va lu ate t h e s a fe ty a n d e ffic a cy o f th e d ru gs t o t r e a t C O VID -1 9. P re scrip tio n s m ust in clu de d ocu m en ta tio n t h at t h e p atie n t is e n ro lle d in a c lin ic a l t r ia l. (D ) P ara g ra p h s ( B ) a n d ( C ) o f t h is r u le s h all a ls o a p ply t o m ed ic a tio n o rd ers a n d o u tp atie n t pre scrip tio n s d is p en se d b y in stit u tio n al p h arm acie s a s d efin ed in a g en cy 4 729 o f t h e A dm in is tr a tiv e Cod e. To a ssis t lic e n se es in c o m ply in g w it h t h is n ew r u le , t h e B oard h as d eve lo p ed t h e fo llo w in g fr e q u en tly a sk e d q u estio n s: www.p h arm acy .o h io .g ov/h yd ro xy

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