Retain the original prescription for a period of two years from the date the prescription was last refilled. Retain Methadone RX's prescriptions for three years from the date the prescription was last refilled.
21 C.F.R. 1306.27; O.C.G.A. 26-4-80
Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.
Last Updated: December 31, 2008