List of expiration dating of drug patents
The Legislature finds that the practice of pharmacy is a learned profession.
The sole legislative purpose for enacting this chapter is to ensure that every pharmacist practicing in this state and every pharmacy meet minimum requirements for safe practice.
Physicians and pharmaceutical companies, because of legal restrictions and liability concerns, will not sanction such use and may not even comment on the safety or effectiveness of using their products beyond the date on the label. The expiration date, required by law in the United States, beginning in 1979, indicated the date the manufacturer guarantees the full potency and safety of the drug.
At the time of the medication expiry date, the drug must be at least 90% of the original potency under proper storage conditions.
It is the legislative intent that pharmacists who fall below minimum competency or who otherwise present a danger to the public shall be prohibited from practicing in this state.“Data communication device” means an electronic device that receives electronic information from one source and transmits or routes it to another, including, but not limited to, any such bridge, router, switch, or gateway.“Dispense” means the transfer of possession of one or more doses of a medicinal drug by a pharmacist to the ultimate consumer or her or his agent.
The expiration date is only an assurance that the labeled potency will last at least until that date.
If the prescriber authorizing additional refills differs from the prescriber whose name appears on the signature line of the original prescription, then that authorization is considered a new prescription and must be handled as described above.
"" means a date established by an appropriate authority which indicates when medication will no longer be administered or dispensed in the absence of a specific time period directed by the prescriber.
"" means an oral communication process between a pharmacist, or a registered intern or a pharmacy student working under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, and a patient, in which the pharmacist obtains information from the patient and the patient’s pharmacy records, assesses that information and provides the patient with professional advice regarding the safe and effective use of the prescription drug for the purpose of assuring therapeutic appropriateness.
"" means information which increases the patient's ability to minimize the risks and enhance the benefits of drug use.
The history of aspirin (also known as acetylsalicylic acid or ASA) and the medical use of it and related substances stretches back to antiquity, though pure ASA has only been manufactured and marketed since 1899.