Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 22||EXAMINING BOARDS|
|PART 9||TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD|
|CHAPTER 170||PRESCRIPTION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES|
|SUBCHAPTER B||UTILIZATION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS|
The legislature has recognized the importance of preventing opioid-related overdose death through the ready availability of opioid antagonists. This subchapter establishes guidelines for the prescription of opioid antagonists and for identifying persons at risk of an opioid-related overdose, while clarifying liability issues for physicians who prescribe opioid antagonists in good faith and with reasonable care.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §170.4 adopted to be effective July 8, 2018, 43 TexReg 4454|