Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy [18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Partial fill of Schedule II drugs
Action 4790
General Information
Action Summary Regulations for partial dispensing of a Schedule II controlled substance are amended to allow a partial fill if requested by the patient or the prescriber and if: 1) the total quantity of all partial fillings doesn’t exceed the total prescribed; 2) the prescription is written and filled in accordance with state and federal law; and 3) the remaining portions are filled not later than 30 days from the original date on the prescription
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005051]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7891 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/07/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.