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Prescription Monitoring Program

The Prescription Monitoring Program – NL is another action being implemented by the Provincial Government as part of the Opioid Action Plan to help address the growing opioid issue facing Canada and this province.

The purpose of the program is to help prescribers and dispensers – for example, physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists and pharmacists – make the most informed decisions when choosing to prescribe or dispense a drug.

Through the program, prescribers and dispensers will have access to up-to-date and accurate patient medication profiles to help inform and support the needs of their patients.

The Prescription Monitoring Program – NL’s primary goal is to support health care practitioner when making a decision to prescribe or fill an opioid prescription.

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