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Rules Would Require Naloxone, Rx Database Check With Some Opioids

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 173 | 0 | 62 min read

Delaware regulators have proposed new rules that would require doctors to check the state's prescription monitoring program before prescribing opioids or benzodiazepines. The rules also would require that practitioners, when prescribing medication in doses that exceed 120 morphine milligram equivalency per day, to also write a prescription for naloxone, an opioid antidote, with refills to last for a year, according to a bulletin. The legislature's Controlled Substance Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on the proposal at 9 a.m. July 31 in the second-floor conference room, ...

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