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§ 13-7A-06. Prescribing and dispensing of auto-injectable epinephrine

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: October 1, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 13. Miscellaneous Health Care Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7a. Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2020
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-7A-06
§ 13-7A-06. Prescribing and dispensing of auto-injectable epinephrine
Who may prescribe and dispense auto-injectable epinephrine
(a)(1) A physician licensed to practice medicine in the State may prescribe auto-injectable epinephrine in the name of a certificate holder.
(2) A pharmacist licensed to practice pharmacy in the State or a physician may dispense auto-injectable epinephrine under a prescription issued to a certificate holder.
Permitted actions by certificate holders
(b) A certificate holder may:
(1) On presentment of a certificate, receive from any physician licensed to practice medicine in the State a prescription for auto-injectable epinephrine and the necessary paraphernalia for the administration of auto-injectable epinephrine; and
(2) Possess and store prescribed auto-injectable epinephrine and the necessary paraphernalia for the administration of auto-injectable epinephrine.
Emergencies
(c) In an emergency situation when a physician or emergency medical services are not immediately available, a certificate holder or an agent may administer auto-injectable epinephrine to an individual who is experiencing or is believed in good faith by the certificate holder or agent to be experiencing anaphylaxis.

Credits

Added by Acts 2018, c. 527, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018. Amended by Acts 2020, c. 478, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020; Acts 2020, c. 479, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020.
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-7A-06, MD HEALTH GEN § 13-7A-06
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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