PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE ACT
54-716. administering prescription drug products. (1) A licensee under this chapter who is certified in clinical nutrition may obtain and independently administer, during chiropractic practice, the following prescription drug products:
(i) Vitamin A;
(ii) All B vitamins; and
(iii) Vitamin C;
(i) Ammonium molybdate;
(x) Sodium; and
(ii) Lactated ringers;
(iii) Plasma lyte;
(iv) Saline; and
(v) Sterile water;
(d) Epinephrine; and
(e) Oxygen for use during an emergency or allergic reaction.
(2) The prescription drug products listed in subsection (1) of this section may be administered through oral, topical, intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous routes. The route of administration and dosing shall be in accordance with the product’s labeling as approved by the federal food and drug administration or with the manufacturer’s instructions.
(3) The prescription drug products listed in subsection (1) of this section shall be obtained from a wholesale distributor, manufacturer, pharmacy or outsourcing facility licensed under chapter 17, title 54, Idaho Code.
(4) No vitamin or mineral may be compounded, as defined in section 54-1705, Idaho Code, by a chiropractic physician. A compounded drug product containing two (2) or more of the approved vitamins or minerals shall be obtained for office use from either an outsourcing facility or a compounding pharmacy licensed under chapter 17, title 54, Idaho Code.
(5) Nothing herein would remove or impact the ability of a chiropractic physician who does not obtain a clinical nutrition certification to continue to utilize nonprescriptive nutritional supplements.
[54-716, added 2017, ch. 190, sec. 7, p. 436; am. 2020, ch. 234, sec. 2, p. 690.]