The Texas State
Board of Pharmacy has pushed back the date for when new prescription forms for
certain controlled substances will be required.
September, the board has been issuing new official prescription forms that
include advanced security features designed to help deter fraud.
board said that beginning Jan. 1, 2019, all prescription forms ordered before
Sept. 1, 2018, would not be valid. The board recently extended the deadline to
The new forms
have several new security features,
including a unique control number on each form, thermochromic ink, and a
You can find
more information on the new forms and other upcoming prescription requirements on
the pharmacy board’s website.
Last Updated On
November 26, 2018