TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1320 OPTOMETRIC PRACTICE ACT OF 1987
SECTION 1320.315 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE LICENSE REQUIREMENT
Section 1320.315 Controlled Substance License Requirement
Licensed optometrists, in order to prescribe controlled substance oral analgesic therapeutic ocular pharmaceutical agents as set forth in Section 1320.330(a)(7), shall apply for a controlled substance license pursuant to 77 Ill. Adm. Code 3100. The licensee is limited to prescribing Schedule III, IV and V agents in a quantity sufficient to provide treatment for up to 72 hours and in accordance with the Illinois Controlled Substances Act [720 ILCS 570]. No prescriptions for a Schedule II controlled substance are permitted, with the exception of Dihydrocodeinone (Hydrocodone) with one or more active, non-narcotic ingredients only in a quantity sufficient to provide treatment for up to 72 hours.
(Source: Amended at 41 Ill. Reg. 11400, effective September 8, 2017)