7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill amends the Pharmacy Practice Act related to prescription eye drops.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . allows a pharmacist or pharmacy intern to dispense a refill of a prescription for a
13 liquid legend drug administered to the eye once an amount of time has passed after
14 which a patient should have used 50% of the dosage units of the drug according to a
15 practitioner's instructions; and
16 . makes technical and conforming amendments.
17 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 58-17b-608.1 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 166
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 58-17b-608.1 is amended to read:
27 58-17b-608.1. Refills of legend drug prescriptions.
28 (1) If a prescription for a legend drug includes authorization for one or more refills, a
29 pharmacist or pharmacy intern may dispense one or more of the refills at the time the drug is
30 dispensed, if:
33 notation having similar meaning;
35 and any refills, do not exceed a 100-day supply; and
37 or refills[
38 (2) A pharmacist or pharmacy intern may dispense a refill of a prescription for a liquid
39 legend drug administered to the eye once an amount of time has passed after which a patient
40 should have used 50% of the dosage units of the drug according to a practitioner's instructions.
Legislative Review Note
as of 3-3-14 10:22 AM