Naloxone Statewide Standing Order

Through a standing order issued by the Mississippi State Health Officer Dr. Mary Currier, pharmacists are now permitted to dispense by request the narcotic blocker naloxone. A prescription from​ a doctor or other medical practitioner is not required. 

We urge you to read the Joint Press Release issued today: 


To view or download the Naloxone Statewide Standing Order:
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Please follow these simple steps from Cheri Atwood, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy's Director of Compliance, to dispense: 

  1. ​Maintain proof of completion of Board approved training program. 

  2. Maintain a copy of the standing order. 

  3. Reduce the standing order to a prescription (prescriber is the physician that issued the standing order/Dr. Mary Currier issued the Statewide Standing Order) - fill and file the prescription as a legend drug. 

  4. Provide proper counseling on the use of the medication.  ​​​​
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Article Date:   5/31/2018    |   Expiration Date:   5/15/2019


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