4729-36-06 Dispensing a sample drug by a charitable pharmacy.

(A) A pharmacist in a charitable pharmacy must have a valid prescription prior to dispensing a sample drug to a patient pursuant to rules 4729-5-21 and 4729-5-30 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The charitable pharmacy must determine the eligibility requirements for a patient to receive a sample drug.

(C) The sample drug is dispensed to the patient free of charge.

(D) The sample drug may be dispensed:

(1) In the original container in which it was placed by its manufacturer where the container is clearly marked as sample; or

(2) By removing the sample drug from the original container only if the prescription label on the appropriate container, pursuant to rule 4729-9-02 of the Administrative Code, clearly states that the drug dispensed is a sample drug.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/20/2015 and 10/01/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3719.28, 4729.26, 3719.811
Rule Amplifies: 3719.81 , 3719.811 , 3719.812, 3719.813
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/06