2012 Florida Statutes 465.0275 – Emergency Prescription Refill

This Florida statute, which may be referenced by other jurisdictions to develop a similar statute, states: “In the event a pharmacist receives a request for a prescription refill and the pharmacist is unable to readily obtain refill authorization from the prescriber, the pharmacist may dispense a one-time emergency refill of up to a 72-hour supply of the prescribed medication.” However, in areas or counties included in an emergency order or proclamation of a state of emergency declared by the Governor, the pharmacist may dispense up to a 30-day supply given certain circumstances as indicated in this statute.
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