Sunday, September 9, 2012

Alaska's VeterinaryMedical Examining Board Statute Regarding Prescription Labeling

Alaska's veterinary statute provides the following with regard to labeling:

12 AAC 68.900. PRESCRIPTION LABELING. (a) All drugs prescribed and dispensed by a veterinarian for patient treatment must be labeled at the time of dispensing.
(b) The prescription label, or unit dosage package, must contain
(1) name of the owner of the patient;
(2) name of the prescribing veterinarian;
(3) name of the drug;
(4) strength and quantity of the drug;
(5) date dispensed;
(6) name and address of the veterinary facility dispensing the drug; and
(7) directions for the owner administering the drug to the patient.

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