These tools have been developed by the Ontario Pharmacists Association for pharmacists in Ontario as a general guide to support those wishing to initiate a methadone or buprenorphine/naloxone program in their pharmacy setting. The resource materials provided in this toolkit are for general information purposes only and are NOT meant to be used “as is”.
This toolkit is complementary and is not inclusive of all recommendations and considerations. The information provided is not a substitute for sound clinical judgement from the health care professional. Pharmacists are to exercise their professional judgment in accordance with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) Standards of Pharmacy Practice. This tool is not a substitute for established clinical practice guidelines or regulatory requirements. It is not intended to supersede or replace guidelines, practice standards, policies or procedures issued by OCP, the Ministry or corporate employers. It is also not intended, and should not be construed, as legal or professional advice or opinion.
Information provided in this document may be subject to change, and it is the responsibility of the user of this document to ensure they have the most up-to-date and complete information from available resources.