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55 Pa. Code § 2600.184. Labeling of medications.

§ 2600.184. Labeling of medications.

 (a)  The original container for prescription medications shall be labeled with a pharmacy label that includes the following:

   (1)  The resident’s name.

   (2)  The name of the medication.

   (3)  The date the prescription was issued.

   (4)  The prescribed dosage and instructions for administration.

   (5)  The name and title of the prescriber.

 (b)  If the OTC medications and CAM belong to the resident, they shall be identified with the resident’s name.

 (c)  Sample prescription medications shall have written instructions from the prescriber that include the components specified in subsection (a).

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