2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 63. Public Health and Safety
§63-1-2506.2. Prescription of opiate antagonists to family members.

63 OK Stat § 63-1-2506.2 (2014) What's This?

A. Upon request, a provider may prescribe an opiate antagonist to an individual for use by that individual when encountering a family member exhibiting signs of an opiate overdose.

B. When an opiate antagonist is prescribed in accordance with subsection A of this section, the provider shall provide:

1. Information on how to spot symptoms of an overdose;

2. Instruction in basic resuscitation techniques;

3. Instruction on proper naloxone administration; and

4. The importance of calling 911 for help.

C. Any family member administering an opiate antagonist in a manner consistent with addressing opiate overdose shall be covered under the Good Samaritan Act.

Added by Laws 2013, c. 322, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2013.

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