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Rule 4729:5-10-03 | Donating drugs.

 

(A) The following may donate a dangerous drug, pursuant to the eligibility requirements of rule 4729:5-10-04 of the Administrative Code, to a pharmacy, hospital, or nonprofit clinic that elects to participate in a drug repository program:

(1) A licensed terminal distributor of dangerous drugs.

(2) A licensed drug distributor

(3) A person who was legally dispensed or personally furnished a dangerous drug pursuant to a patient-specific drug order.

(B) Except for orally administered cancer drugs described in paragraph (B) of rule 4729:5-10-04 of the Administrative Code, a person electing to donate an eligible dangerous drug shall not have taken custody of the drug prior to the donation. The person may direct the donation through a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs.

(C) A person who resides in an institutional facility and was legally dispensed a dangerous drug pursuant to a patient-specific order may elect to sign and date a donor form prior to donating a drug, which shall state "from this day forward I wish to donate all my remaining unused drugs that are eligible, pursuant to rule 4729:5-10-04 of the Administrative Code, to a drug repository program."

(D) A person designated by durable power of attorney, a guardian, or other individual responsible for the care and well-being of a patient may make the decision to donate an eligible dangerous drug.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3715.873, 4729.26
Amplifies: 3715.87, 3715.871, 3715.872, 3715.873
Five Year Review Date: 10/15/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/2004