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USA1 13 points ago (edited)

Guys I think this article just says its restricted from prescribing over a certain amount.

I see the letter now. Fuck this bitch. What an overreach of government.

pray_for_kekistan 12 points ago (edited)

yeah you're right, the only letter linked just speaks of amounts and/or reasons for prescribing:

Spez: she's sneaky but in a roundabout way it means you can be reported for prescribing without justification, and that she believes no justification exists to prescribe

Michigan pharmacists may see an increased volume of prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine and should take special care to evaluate the prescriptions’ legitimacy. Pursuant to Michigan Administrative Code, R 338.490(2), a pharmacist shall not fill a prescription if the pharmacist believes the prescription will be used for other than legitimate medical purposes or if the prescription could cause harm to a patient. It is also important to be mindful that licensed health professionals are required to report inappropriate prescribing practices.

SnowflakeJuice 14 points ago

No he is wrong, Read the next paragraph

"Prescribing hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine without further proof of efficacy for treating COVID-19 or with the intent to stockpile the drug may create a shortage for patients with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, or other ailments for which chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are proven treatments. Reports of this conduct will be evaluated and may be further investigated for administrative action. Prescribing any kind of prescription must also be associated with medical documentation showing proof of the medical necessity and medical condition for which the patient is being treated. Again, these are drugs that have not been proven scientifically or medically to treat COVID-19."

pray_for_kekistan 7 points ago

yup yer right. they're so goddamn sneaky.

She doesn't even say you CAN'T, just that you may be reported for doing so and that there is nothing you could write down to justify it in her eyes.

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ValhallaGorilla 3 points ago

Smooth Brain - How can you prove efficiency if you cannot prescribe it?

Granny 4 points ago

Can you grab us an excerpt where it says that? I read and didn't see it, but I'll look again

Granny 8 points ago


"Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs literally threatened all doctors and pharmacists in the state who prescribe or dispense hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19." "The letter also instructs pharmacists to ignore physician orders for this medication. "