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      RS 37:1226.1     


§1226.1. Communication to the prescriber

            A. No later than five business days following the dispensing of a biological product, the dispensing pharmacist or his designee shall communicate to the prescriber the specific product provided to the patient, including the name of the product and the manufacturer.

            B. The required communication included in Subsection A of this Section may be done by any means.

            C. No communication shall be required if there is no interchangeable or therapeutically equivalent biological product approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the product prescribed, or if the prescription is a refill not changed from the product dispensed on the prior filling of the prescription.

            D. Nothing in this Section shall create a cause of action against the prescriber and the dispensing pharmacist or his designee for a communication as required pursuant to this Section.

            E. No communication shall be required pursuant to this Section if the prescriber indicates "dispense as written".

            Acts 2015, No. 391, §1; Acts 2018, No. 206, §3.

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