Drug Substitution

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Drug Substitution

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society opposes blanket substitution authorization by physicians to pharmacists, and encourages dialogue between pharmacists and physicians regarding choice of brands; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society opposes any measure requiring or allowing generic drug substitution without prior consent of the prescribing physicians.

(Report F-1979, adopted 5/5/79)
(revised, Report II-1989, Item 15, adopted 11/11/89)
(revised, Report L-1999, Item 31, adopted 11/14/99)
(revised, Report R-2006, Item 56, adopted 10/29/2006)
(reaffirmed, Report H-2011, Item 3-15, adopted 10/23/2011)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 95, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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