An optometrist who is allowed under s. 449.18 (1) to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents and under s. 449.18 (6) (am) 2. b. to dispense a contact lens that delivers a therapeutic pharmaceutical agent:

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 961.39

  • Controlled substance: means a drug, substance or immediate precursor included in schedules I to V of subch. See Wisconsin Statutes 961.01
  • Dispense: means to deliver a controlled substance to an ultimate user or research subject by or pursuant to the lawful order of a practitioner, including the prescribing, administering, packaging, labeling or compounding necessary to prepare the substance for that delivery. See Wisconsin Statutes 961.01
  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
   (1)   May not prescribe, dispense, or administer a controlled substance included in schedule I or II.
   (2)   May prescribe, dispense, or administer only those controlled substances included in schedules III, IV, and V that are permitted for prescription or administration under the rules promulgated under s. 449.18 (6) (cm).
   (2m)   Notwithstanding sub. (1), may prescribe, dispense, or administer any of the following, if permitted for prescription or administration under the rules promulgated under s. 449.18 (6) (cm):
      (a)    Not more than 300 milligrams of hydrocodone per 100 milliliters or per 100 grams or not more than 15 milligrams per dosage unit, with a four-fold or greater quantity of an isoquinoline alkaloid of opium.
      (b)    Not more than 300 milligrams of hydrocodone per 100 milliliters or per 100 grams or not more than 15 milligrams per dosage unit, with one or more active, nonnarcotic ingredients in recognized therapeutic amounts.
   (3)   Shall include with each prescription order all of the following:
      (a)    A statement that he or she is allowed under s. 449.18 (1) to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents.
      (b)    The indicated use of the controlled substance included in schedule III, IV, or V so prescribed or the indicated use of the controlled substance under sub. (2m) (a) or (b) so prescribed.
   (4)   May not dispense other than as provided under s. 449.18 (6) (am) 2.