Drug Formulary

West Virginia formulary of the systemic medications that an optometrist may prescribe include:

  • Antibiotics
  • Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
  • Non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)
  • Antihistamines
  • Oral corticosteroids, may be purchased for a duration of no more than six days
  • Analgesics, provided that no oral narcotic analgesic may be prescribed for a duration of more than three days. Hydrocodone and hydrocodone combination products are permitted.
  • Nutritional supplements