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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

S.C. Code Ann. 44-130-30(D)

Summary Title

Liability: Prescribing Opioid Antagonist


A prescriber who, in good faith, issues a prescription or standing order for an opioid antagonist will not be held legally responsible or professionally disciplined for acting or for failing to act.

Full Title

Prescriber may issue written prescription for opioid antidote; overdose information; standing order for first responder; immunity

Full Text

(D) A prescriber who issues a written prescription or a standing order for an opioid antidote in accordance with the provisions of this section is not as a result of an act or omission subject to civil or criminal liability or to professional disciplinary action.