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Prescription Monitoring Program

Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463

Telephone: 804-367-4514 or 804-367-4409
Fax number: 804-527-4470

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:15 to 5:00
except Holidays

Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program

New Information

Prescription Drug Take Back

Drug Takeback Day April 29 2017 April 29th marks the 12th annual drug takeback day in Virginia. Safely dispose of your expired or unused prescriptions in a safe, convenient, and responsible way at a drug takeback location near you.

  • Read a letter from DHP Director Dr. David Brown
  • Learn more about the DEA prescription drug takeback initiative
  • Find a collection site near you

    Governor McAuliffe announces new grant to help integrate PMP data into practitioner work flows

    The grant, from PurduePharma, will allow Virginia’s PMP to connect with electronic health records used by Virginia doctors and pharmacies.

    Read the Governor’s news release.

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    Learn more about PMP's NarxCare.

    Download the Virginia Data Submission Dispenser Guide for more details about the current submission requirements that will expire on June 30, 2017.

    Learn more about the new submission requirements that will take effect July 1, 2017.

    VIRGINIA PMP Technology Upgrade Information

    Important Changes

    • Your existing Virginia PMP account has automatically been transferred into the new software system.
    • The old website,, is no longer available.
    • Your new username will be the email address where you received this notice.

    How to Access the Virginia PMP:

    • Navigate to:
    • Click the ‘Reset Password’ button on the homepage.
      • Instructions will be emailed to you for resetting your password. 
      • If the email does not appear in your inbox, please check the spam folder.
    • Once you have reset your password, you will be logged into the system.

    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 regarding this transition, you may contact the Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program at (804) 367-4514 or (804) 367-4409 or by email at

    Opioid Addiction Crisis Declared a Public Health Emergency in Virginia

    On November 21, 2016 Governor McAuliffe issued a News Release stating that State Health Commissioner Marissa Levine has declared Virginia’s opioid abuse crisis a Public Health Emergency in the Commonwealth.

    Visit the Virginia Department of Health for more information.
    Download Commissioner Levine’s message to healthcare practitioners on dispensing Naloxone. offers resources for combating RX drug and heroin abuse

    vaaware.comPrescription drug and heroin abuse throughout the Commonwealth has reached epidemic proportions, with annual drug overdose deaths outnumbering deaths caused by car accidents.

    In response to this crisis of addiction, Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Task Force on Rx Drug and Heroin Abuse in Virginia recommended that state agencies create a comprehensive website. Here is, an online resource developed as an informational tool for all citizens of Virginia.

    The site features specific pages for parents, educators, licensed practitioners, law enforcement officers and drug dependents, and offers best practices for recognizing, preventing, diagnosing, treating, and recovering from opioid/heroin abuse.

    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

    CDC releases new Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain