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Pharmacists in Florida May Dispense Opioid Antagonist Pursuant to Standing Order.


Pharmacists in Florida May Dispense Opioid Antagonist Pursuant to Standing Order.

Pharmacists in Florida may dispense an emergency opioid antagonist pursuant to a non-patient-specific standing order prescribed by a health care provider, according to a recently passed law that goes into effect on July 1, 2016. The standing order would be for an auto-injection delivery system or intranasal application delivery system, which must be appropriately labeled with instructions for use, indicates the law (House Bill 1241).