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Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program
Healthcare practitioners can directly impact the prescription drug epidemic by educating patients regarding the proper disposal of medications. On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Virginia will participate in the 12th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a DEA sponsored initiative which coincides with Prescription Opioid & Heroin Awareness Week, a new proclamation from President Obama.
Visit the DEA online for more information, and to find a collection site near you.
FDA News Release
The FDA announced on August 31, 2016 that strong warnings are issued against the concurrent use of prescription opioid analgesics and cough medicines along with benzodiazepines. Serious risks and death have been associated with this combination. For more information please read the annoucement
Potential prescriber delegates of active prescribers may now register on-line at our PMP Data Center login page. Please read more information here about this new functionality.
Free Forums Offers Safe Prescribing and Dispensing Practices for Healthcare Providers
One Care of Southwest Virginia, Inc. and the Virginia Department of Health are joining forces to offer a free educational forum that will provide healthcare providers with clinical best practices for safe prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances. Download the event poster here for more information. Click here for FREE registration.
September 10- Lynchburg
September 11- Chesterfield
September 24- Abingdon
September 25- Blacksburg
CDC releases new Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Virginia’s Prescription Monitoring Program to add MEDD score to Patient Reports
New information added to PMP patient reports on June 1, 2015. Click here to read more.
The PMP Data Center
The PMP Data Center is now available with 24/7 access and auto-response capabilities for prescribers and pharmacists.
If you are a prescriber or pharmacist and have not registered to use the program please do so today by clicking on “Access the PMP Data Center” . Click on "Not a user? Register to become a user", Fill out the form and click the SUBMIT button. Print the form out, sign and date it, and fax to 804-527-4470.
Once your registration request is verified and approved you will receive information about how to use the program.
Prescription Monitoring Program on YouTube
Click here to view the Prescription Monitoring Program informational module on "Virginia's Prescription Monitoring Program Story".