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49 Pa. Code § 27.101. Radiopharmaceutical prescriptions—statement of policy.


§ 27.101. Radiopharmaceutical prescriptions—statement of policy.

 (a)  Definition. The term ‘‘radiopharmaceutical’’ means a pharmaceutical, biological or drug which contains a radioactive entity.

 (b)  Unavailable name. When a pharmacist receives a prescription for a radiopharmaceutical for a patient whose name is unavailable at the time the prescription is received and the pharmacist dispenses the radiopharmaceutical, the pharmacist and pharmacy will be considered to have complied with the provisions of §  27.18(b) and (d) (relating to standards of practice) which require the name of the patient if the pharmacist obtains the name of the patient within 72 hours after dispensing the radiopharmaceutical or, if the radiopharmaceutical is not administered to a patient, marks the prescription ‘‘not used.’’


   The provisions of this §  27.101 adopted April 23, 1993, effective April 24, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 1963.

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