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Prescription Monitoring Program

Virginia’s Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) is a 24/7 database containing information on dispensed controlled substances included in Schedule II, III and IV; those in Schedule V for which a prescription is required; naloxone, all drugs of concern, and cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil dispensed by a pharmaceutical processor in Virginia. The primary purpose of the PMP is to promote safe prescribing and dispensing practices for covered substances by providing timely and essential information to healthcare providers. Law enforcement and health profession licensing boards use the PMP to support investigations related to doctor shopping, diversion, and inappropriate prescribing and dispensing.

Virginia's Prescription Monitoring Program

Latest Reports 

Progress Towards Safer Prescribing fact sheet series now available.

The Virginia PMP's latest quarterly report: Quarterly Report Quarter 1 2019


Virginia’s Prescription Monitoring Program Announces New Access to Opioid Prescription History from Military Hospitals and Clinics

Virginia’s Prescription Monitoring Program, or PMP, announces its new ability to share the prescription history of Military Treatment Facility patients under an agreement with the US Department of Defense Health Agency. For more information read the March 6, 2019 Press Release .

More PMP News

Submission Requirements

Download the Virginia Data Submission Dispenser Guide for more details about the current submission requirements effective beginning July 1, 2019.

Video Resources

Members of the public can learn more about Virginia’s PMP with a program overview and a video summary of opioid regulations that impact the program. Registered PMP users are encouraged to reference Navigating NarxCare, a video tutorial series on using the PMP platform provided by Appriss. 

PMP users can also learn how to navigate and better understand the NarxCare platform with interactive tutorials from Appriss.  Follow along with Generic Navigation or NarxCare Interpretation to get familiar with Virginia’s PMP. 

Screenshot of PMP video NarxCare application screen


Grant Funding

Grant funding is available for integration of prescription information into electronic medical records and pharmacy software systems. Read the Governor’s news release.

Click on the image below to request more information.

NarxCare application screen

Learn more about the public-private partnership working to integrate the Virginia PMP and NarxCare into your clinical workflow.

How to Access the Virginia PMP:

Users may want to review the User Support Manual for in depth details.

For Technical Assistance: Contact Appriss at 1-855-4VA-4PMP (1-855-482-4767) Or submit a support request at:

Should you have any questions, you may contact the Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program at (804) 367-4514 or by email at

Prescription Monitoring Program
Ralph A. Orr, Director