TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1330 PHARMACY PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1330.750 RETURN OF DRUGS
Section 1330.750 Return of Drugs
a) Once a dispensed drug is removed from the premises by a patient or the patient's agent, that drug shall not be accepted for return or exchange by a pharmacy or pharmacist.
b) The provision of subsection (a) shall not apply to a drug dispensed to a patient of an institutional healthcare facility where a licensed healthcare professional administers the drug and the pharmacist ensures that:
1) The drugs were stored in compliance with Sections 1330.610 and 1330.630;
2) The drugs are not contaminated, deteriorated or beyond their use date;
3) The returns are properly documented; and
4) Obtaining payment twice for the same drug is prohibited.
c) The provisions of subsection (a) shall not apply to drugs returned for purposes of destruction. The returned drugs must be stored separately from the pharmacy's active stock.
d) The provisions of subsection (a) shall not apply to drugs returned when the wrong medication was dispensed to the patient or in the instance of a drug recall. In no instance may returned drugs be reused or returned to active stock.
(Source: Amended at 39 Ill. Reg. 6267, effective April 23, 2015)