Title 201 | Chapter 002 | Regulation 185


201 KAR 2:185.Noncontrolled substance prescription drug refills.

Section 1.

(1)

A pharmacist shall not refill a prescription for a noncontrolled substance prescription drug unless authorized by the prescribing practitioner.

(2)

A pharmacist shall record all refills by writing the date of the refill together with his name or initials on the original prescription.

(3)

If an alternate approved automated data processing system is used, refills and records shall be maintained in compliance with 201 KAR 2:170.

Section 2.

(1)

The use of the terms "prn" and "ad lib" in relation to authorization for refilling prescriptions shall mean the prescription may be refilled for a maximum period of one (1) year from the date prescribed.

(2)

After one (1) year from the date prescribed, the prescribing practitioner shall issue a new prescription.

Section 3.

If the authorized refills are expressed solely as a number, the prescription shall be refilled for the authorized limit of refills within one (1) year of the date prescribed.

Section 4.

Violation of a provision of this administrative regulation shall constitute unethical or unprofessional conduct in accordance with KRS 315.121(2)(d), (f), (g).

HISTORY: (10 Ky.R. 951; eff. 2-1-1984; 25 Ky.R. 11945; 2546; eff. 5-19-1999; Crt eff. 4-17-2019.)

7-Year Expiration: 4/17/2026

Last Action: 12/15/2021


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