Medication Parameters of Illinois Prescribing

Opioid Use Disorder

  • Naltrexone – Not scheduled
  • Buprenorphine – Class III (NOT ALLOWED; narcotic)
  • Methadone – Class II (NOT ALLOWED; narcotic & Schedule II)

Alcohol Use Disorder

  • Acamprosate – Not scheduled
  • Disulfiram – Not scheduled
  • Naltrexone – Not scheduled


  1. Benzodiazepine Schedule III controlled substances (e.g., Rohypnol - flunitrazepam)
  2. Prescriptive authority for any controlled substance to be delivered by injection.
  3. Prescriptive authority for any Schedule II controlled substance.
  4. Prescriptive authority for any narcotic drug as defined by Section 102 of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act

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