2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 35 - Public Health and Safety
Chapter 4 - Health Regulations Generally
Article 9 - Emergency Administration of Opiate Antagonist Act
Section 35-4-903 - Prescription of Opiate Antagonist.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 35-4-903 (2019)

35-4-903. Prescription of opiate antagonist.

(a) A practitioner or a pharmacist acting in good faith and exercising reasonable care may, without a prescriber-patient relationship, prescribe an opiate antagonist to:

(i) A person at risk of experiencing an opiate related drug overdose;

(ii) A person in a position to assist a person at risk of experiencing an opiate related drug overdose;

(iii) A person who, in the course of the person's official duties or business, may encounter a person experiencing an opiate related drug overdose.

(b) A practitioner or pharmacist who prescribes an opiate antagonist under this article shall provide education to the person to whom the opiate antagonist is prescribed, which shall include written instruction on how to:

(i) Recognize an opiate related drug overdose;

(ii) Respond appropriately to an opiate related drug overdose event, including how to administer an opiate antagonist;

(iii) Ensure that a person to whom an opiate antagonist has been administered receives, as soon as possible, additional medical care and a medical evaluation.

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