TPA Announces Standing Order Authorizing Texas Pharmacists to Provide Naloxone

The Texas Pharmacy Association responds to the escalating opioid overdose epidemic by announcing the implementation of an expansive physician-authorized “standing order” regarding the dispensing of naloxone. texas

“Through TPA’s standing order, pharmacists in Texas will be allowed to dispense Naloxone to any patient that they believe may have a medical need. This standing order is intended for every pharmacist in Texas to have the ability to provide this critical lifesaving antidote,” said TPA President Rene Garza.

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