10A NCAC 13B .4512      MEDICATIONS DISPENSED

(a)  Except as provided in Paragraph (c) of this Rule, the pharmacy shall dispense only those drugs which are listed in one or more of the references listed in Paragraph (b) of this Rule. No drug which is listed in Paragraph (b) of this Rule shall be used for any purpose which is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unless the use has been approved by the facility's pharmacy committee.

(b)  References:

(1)           United States Pharmacopoeia;

(2)           National Drug Formulary;

(3)           Evaluations of Drug Interactions by the American Pharmaceutical Association;

(4)           American Hospital Formulary Service; and

(5)           Other references approved by the Pharmacy Committee.

(c)  Any drug approved for use as an investigational drug or otherwise by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration but not listed in Paragraph (b) of this Rule may be used in accordance with standards established by the facility's pharmacy committee, or its equivalent and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Dockets Management Branch, FDS, Room 4062, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockfield, Maryland 20857, at a cost dependent on the material requested.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-79;

Eff. January 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017.