Written controlled substance prescriptions must be on a form that meets the requirements for controlled substance prescriptions in the state in which it was prescribed. The pharmacist should use his or her best professional judgment when filling out-of-state prescriptions.Updated 12/19/13 Can a California pharmacy fill a controlled substance prescription written by an out of state prescriber for a patient that resides out of state? What are the requirements for the issuance of multiple prescriptions for schedule II controlled substances?Does this rule require or mandate a practitioner to issue multiple prescriptions for schedule II controlled substances? Is there a limit on the number of schedule II dosage units a practitioner can prescribe to a patient? A practitioner may provide individual patients with multiple prescriptions for the same schedule II controlled substance to be filled sequentially.Would the Pharmacy still fill the prescription even though the script is dated for a saturday? Post dated scripts are illegal though unless they are written with the day they are writtens date and say "do not fill until...(the post date)" To write a future date only is illegal.It is up to the practitioner to determine how many separate prescriptions to be filled sequentially are needed to provide adequate medical care.For example, a practitioner may issue three 30-day schedule II prescriptions to cover a 90-day supply or he/she may issue nine prescriptions for the same schedule II controlled substance, each for a ten-day supply, having the combined effect of a 90-day supply. The issuance of refills for a schedule II controlled substance is prohibited by law.
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.
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Health and Safety Code 11164.1 allows Schedule CIII-V written by an out of state prescriber to be dispensed, but CII may not unless delivered to the California resident while out of state.