10.34.36.08

.08 Labeling of Resident Medications.

A. A licensed pharmacist shall ensure that medications dispensed by the pharmacy and intended for use within an assisted living program or group home are dispensed in appropriate containers and are labeled with the:

(1) Name and address of the pharmacy;

(2) Date of dispensing;

(3) Prescription number assigned by the pharmacy;

(4) Name of the resident, patient, or consumer, as appropriate;

(5) Name, quantity, and strength of the drug;

(6) Name of the prescriber;

(7) Expiration date of the drug;

(8) Required precautionary information regarding controlled substances;

(9) Directions for use as set forth in the:

(a) Medication administration record; and

(b) Prescriber’s orders; and

(10) Further cautionary information as may be required or necessary for proper use of the medication.

B. A licensed pharmacist shall ensure that medication provided per dosing period in a single container, slot, blister package, any other method of delivering an entire single dosing unit, or as part of a multi-dose dispensing package, are labeled with at least the following:

(1) Drug name;

(2) Drug strength;

(3) Name of manufacturer;

(4) Name of the resident, patient or consumer, as appropriate;

(5) Lot number, unless prepared extemporaneously;

(6) Directions for use as set forth in the:

(a) Medication administration record; or

(b) Prescriber’s orders; and

(7) Expiration date.

C. Compounded Sterile Preparations. When compounding sterile preparations a licensed pharmacist or a registered pharmacy technician under the licensed pharmacist’s supervision, shall comply with the compounding and labeling requirements of COMAR 10.34.19.