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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 9TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD
CHAPTER 170PAIN MANAGEMENT
SUBCHAPTER BUTILIZATION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS
RULE §170.4Purpose

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

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