New Mexico Pharmacists Can Now Prescribe Birth Control

Starting this Friday, New Mexico will join Oregon, California, and Colorado as one of the few states allowing pharmacists to prescribe contraception.  New Mexico has had statewide protocols for pharmacists prescribing for several years, but this regulation authorizing a hormonal contraceptive statewide protocol goes into effect this month.

“Pharmacists in New Mexico are proud of the clinical services provided in our community pharmacies including vaccinations, tobacco cessation products, emergency contraception, the opioid overdose treatment product naloxone, TB testing and now contraception,” New Mexico Pharmacists Association Executive Director Dale Tinker said.

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