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Law Number

Tex. Health & Safety Code 103.106(c)

Summary Title

Liability: Pharmacist Dispensing Opioid Antagonist


A pharmacist who, in good faith, dispenses an opioid antagonist based on a valid prescription will not be held legally responsible or professionally disciplined for acting or failing to act.

Full Title

Dispensing of Opioid Antagonist

Full Text

(c) A pharmacist who, acting in good faith and with reasonable care, dispenses or does not dispense an opioid antagonist under a valid prescription is not subject to any criminal or civil liability or any professional disciplinary action for: (1) dispensing or failing to dispense the opioid antagonist; or (2) if the pharmacist chooses to dispense an opioid antagonist, any outcome resulting from the eventual administration of the opioid antagonist.