Drug Enforcement Administration November 19, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Issuance of Multiple Prescriptions for Schedule II Controlled Substances
Document Number: E7-22558
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-19
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is finalizing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published on September 6, 2006 (71 FR 52724). In that document, DEA proposed 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.