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6800.9952 DISPENSING.

Subpart 1.

Who may dispense.

A dispensing practitioner shall personally perform all dispensing functions described in part 6800.3100 that are required of a pharmacist when the dispensing is being done in a pharmacy. A practitioner may delegate functions that may be delegated to supportive personnel in accordance with part 6800.3850.

Subp. 2.

Written prescriptions required.

A practitioner shall reduce all drug orders to a written prescription that shall be numbered and filed in an organized manner when dispensed. Patient chart records do not qualify as a prescription record.

Subp. 3.

Tight containers.

Drugs dispensed shall be packaged in prescription containers meeting United States Pharmacopeia requirements for "tight" or "well closed" containers.

Subp. 4.

Child-resistant containers.

Drugs dispensed shall be packaged in child-resistant containers as required by the federal Poison Prevention Packaging Act unless the patient specifically requests the use of non-child-resistant containers. Any such request must be documented.

Subp. 5.

Controlled substances.

Controlled substance prescriptions shall be filed in accordance with federal and state laws relating to controlled substances.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 151.06


18 SR 1145

Published Electronically:

September 21, 2011

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