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Naloxone

posted Oct 12, 2017, 12:35 PM by Art Bailey   [ updated Nov 17, 2017, 12:55 PM by Carmen Orla ]


The Emergency Administration of Opiate Antagonist Act was passed in 2017. It allows a pharmacist to prescribe and dispense an opiate antagonist (naloxone) to a person at risk of experiencing an opiate related drug overdose, to a person in a position to assist a person at risk of an opiate overdose, or to a person who, in the course of their official duties or business, may encounter a person experiencing an opiate related drug overdose. An informational brochure may be downloaded by clicking here. A sample prescription may be downloaded by clicking here. A summary of the rules for a pharmacist who prescribes naloxone may be downloaded by clicking here. Refer to the Wyoming Pharmacy Act Rules Chapter 18 under the “laws” tab.

                                                                                                        Informational brochure

                                                                                                        Sample Naloxone prescription

                                                                                                        Summary of the rules


New Laws

posted Oct 12, 2017, 12:32 PM by Art Bailey   [ updated Oct 19, 2017, 12:26 PM by Don Chesnut ]


Recently revised rules and regulations signed by Governor Mead in May 2017 include Chapters 4, 6, 7, and 8 under the WY Controlled Substances Act and Chapters 1, 15, 16, and 17 under the WY Pharmacy Act. A summary of the changes can be downloaded by clicking here. The new versions are under the Laws tab.

New rules adopted by the Board of Pharmacy on September 21, 2017 are in final review by the Governor’s office and Legislative Service Office and are posted on the Secretary of State’s Website rules@wyo.gov. The revisions are in the WY Pharmacy Act Chapter 2 General Practice of Pharmacy, Chapter 8 Wholesale Distributors, Chapter 14 Telepharmacy, and Chapter 18 Prescribing by Pharmacists.



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