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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Latest Updates


  • As of January 1, 2017, all Schedule II-V dispensed prescriptions must be reported to the PDMP system no later than the close of the subsequent business day. Learn more.
  • The Dispenser Q&A was updated on 1/6/2017.



To help prevent prescription drug abuse and protect the health and safety of our community, Pennsylvania's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PA PDMP) collects information on all filled prescriptions for controlled substances. This information helps health care providers safely prescribe controlled substances and helps patients get the treatment they need.