• Pharmacists and interns and externs under pharmacist supervision are authorized to dispense naloxone either (1) with to a prescription by a licensed practitioner; or (2) through the standing order of “Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Commissioner of DPH.”
  • You must keep a copy of the standing order of Dr. Fitzgerald.
  • You must keep a record of each prescription of naloxone you issue through that standing order, including the name of each purchaser, his or her date of birth, address, city, state, and ZIP Code. (Electronically is fine.)
  • You must keep that record for at least two years.
  • You are not required to submit information regarding each naloxone prescription dispensed to Georgia’s PDMP.
  • You are not required to maintain naloxone in your biennial inventories.
  • Hospital pharmacies are not required to treat naloxone as a controlled substance for purposes of recordkeeping and distribution.