|Public Act 097-0456|
|SB0670 Enrolled||LRB097 04433 RPM 44472 b|
AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Pharmacy Practice Act is amended by changing
Section 26 as follows:
(225 ILCS 85/26)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
Anti-epileptic drug product selection prohibited.
(a) The General Assembly finds that this Section is
necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace,
health, and safety.
(b) In this Section:
means (i) any drug prescribed for the
treatment of epilepsy or (ii) a drug used to treat or prevent
"Epilepsy" means a neurological condition characterized by
"Seizure" means a brief disturbance in the electrical
activity of the brain.
(c) When the prescribing physician has indicated on the
original prescription "may not substitute", a pharmacist may
not interchange an anti-epileptic drug or formulation of an
anti-epileptic drug for the treatment of epilepsy without