Regulatory Brief

 DEA Considering Issuance of Multiple Prescriptions for Schedule II Controlled Substances


Formal title: Docket Number [DEA-287N] Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration: Issuance of Multiple Prescriptions for Schedule II Controlled Substances

DEA is proposing to amend its regulations to allow practitioners to provide individual patients with multiple prescriptions, to be filled sequentially, for the same schedule II controlled substance, with such multiple prescriptions having the combined effect of allowing a patient to receive over time up to a 90-day supply of that controlled substance.


Background Documents

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