triplicate prescription form

triplicate prescription form

Pharmacology A 3 copy prescription form required in certain jurisdictions–eg, NY State, to document and monitor presciption of controlled drugs. See Controlled drug substances.
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Runner also is co-sponsoring a bill with Assemblywoman Carole Migden, D-San Francisco, that would exempt physicians of terminally ill patients from having to fill out a special triplicate prescription form for certain pain medications that are highly addictive - like morphine and Percodan.
In a number of states, a triplicate prescription form must be used for any drug with the faintest potential for abuse.
Consider legislation enacted in New York in 1989 requiring triplicate prescription forms for benzodiazepines, a class Of tranquilizers that includes Valium.