Section 4731.055 | Conditions for prescribing opioid analgesics or benzodiazepine drugs; adoption of rules regarding review drug database.
(A) As used in this section:
(1) "Drug database" means the database established and maintained by the state board of pharmacy pursuant to section 4729.75 of the Revised Code.
(2) "Physician" means an individual authorized under this chapter to practice medicine and surgery, osteopathic medicine and surgery, or podiatric medicine and surgery.
(B) The state medical board shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code that establish standards and procedures to be followed by a physician regarding the review of patient information available through the drug database under division (A)(5) of section 4729.80 of the Revised Code.
(C) This section and the rules adopted under it do not apply if the state board of pharmacy no longer maintains the drug database.