How to Prescribe Clonazepam Oral Suspension

Learn how to prescribe Clonazepam Oral Suspension as a controlled compound.

Effective January 2, 2020, Rhode Island prescribers must sign and transmit electronic prescriptions in schedules II, III, IV, and V to comply with RI Law §21-28-3.18 section 3.

How to Electronically Prescribe Clonazepam Oral Suspension

  1. Select Clonazepam (bulk) powder as the drug.  The drug selected needs to be a controlled substance
  2. In the instructions, directions, or notes field, please indicate:
    a. The concentration of the preparation (Clonazepam 0.1mg/ml Oral Suspension)
    b. The directions (ex. Take 1ml by mouth twice daily)
    c. An ICD-10 diagnosis code
    d. A quantity of dose units dispensed. Federal law prohibits more than 100 dosage units
    e. Refills (maximum of 5)
  3. Do not use the name brand (Klonopin®) when prescribing Clonazepam

The prescription needs to be sent by the prescriber with the controlled substance selected as the active drug for the Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS) signature to be validated.

Most Common Formulations

Here are the most requested formulations of this controlled compound:

  • Clonazepam 0.1mg to 1mg/ml Oral Suspension
  • Clonazepam 0.1mg to 1mg/ml Sublingual Drops

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