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Controlled Substance Prescribing Information

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

External Resources on Opioid Safety/Substance Use Disorder


OPIOID Prescribing Alert

Provisions of the Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention (STOP) Act that limit initial prescriptions for acute pain to 5 days and postsurgical pain prescriptions to 7 days; became effective on January 1, 2018.

For more details, please see the following:

  1. Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention (NCBON)
  2. Controlled Substance Prescribing Information
  3. Prescribing-limits focused version of our STOP Act FAQs (NCMB)


Educational opportunities for meeting the requirements to apply for a medication-assisted therapy waiver

Last Changed 18-Jan-2019

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