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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 110. Board of Pharmacy
Chapter 20. Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy

18VAC110-20-536. Prescription drugs sent outside the facility.

A. The provider pharmacy shall assure that residents who leave a long-term care facility for short periods of time or are discharged and who are allowed to take dispensed prescription medications with them, do so only in appropriate packaging, properly labeled for outpatient use.

B. Pharmacies that provide medication to residents in compliance packaging that meets the requirements of 18VAC110-20-340 B, shall assure that if the facility separates and sends only the individual containers needed during the time the resident is away without the main package label, that the resident is also given a copy of the main package label or other appropriate documentation that contains the complete labeling information on the main package label.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 and Chapters 33 (§ 54.1-3300 et seq.) and 34 (§ 54.1-3400 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 24, eff. September 2, 2009.

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