Drug Legislation & Drug Standards

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Drug Legislation & Drug Standards
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2013-12-21 20:21:08
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pharmacology
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American Drug Legislation; Schedule 1-5
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  1. Controlled Substance Act
    law that requires that every person that manufactures, dispenses, prescribes, or administers any controlled substance be registered annually with the Attorney General; this registration function is the responsibility of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
  2. schedules of controlled substances
    classification system that categorizes drugs by their potential for abuse
  3. Schedule l
    • 1. the drug or other substance has a high potential for abuse.
    • 2.the drug or other substance has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the U.S.
    • 3. Accepted safety for use of the drug or other substance under medical supervision is lacking.

    • examples: opioids:ketobemidone
    • heroin
    • LSD, marijuana
  4. Schedule ll
    • 1.the drug or other substance has a high potential for abuse.
    • 2. the drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the U.S. or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions.
    • 3. Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.

    • examples: codeine,hydrocodone
    • cocaine
    • oxycodone
    • amphetamine
    • amobarbital, pentobarbital
  5. Schedule lll
    • 1.the drug or other substance has a potential for abuse less than drugs in Schedules l & ll.
    • 2. the drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the U.S.
    • 3. Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.

    examples:
  6. Schedule lV
    • 1.the drug or other substance has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs or other substances in Schedule lll.
    • 2. the drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the U.S.
    • 3. Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to limited physical dependence or high psychological dependence relative to teh drugs in Schedule lll.
  7. Scedhule V
    • 1. the drug or other substance has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs or other substances in Schedule lV.
    • 2. the drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the U.S.
    • 3. Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to limited physical dependence or high psychological dependence relative to teh drugs in Schedule lll.
  8. drug standards
    lists of the known value, strengths, quality, and ingredients of various drugs
  9. United States Pharmacopoeia-National Formulary
    USP-NF
    formerly 2 standards, they combined into one official volume. it includes a list of approved drugs and defines them with respect to source, chemistry, physical properties, tests for identity, method of assay, storage, and dosage. it also provides directions for compounding and general use. it is revised periodically by an appointed committee to include new drugs and exclude drugs no longer in general use.
  10. Physicians' Desk Reference 
    PDR
    revised annually and readily supplied to all hospitals and physicians. it is a  widely used reference source. it is not intended as an official standard.
  11. Facts and comparisions
    is continuously updated and is available by subscription.
  12. Epocrates
    drug information available through epocrates.com this drug info may be downloaded into personal data assistant devices such as a blackberry or ipod. updated wirelessly.
  13. american hospital formulary service (AHFS)
    drug information
    an annual publication by the american society of health system pharmacists that contains useful and current information on drugs.
  14. international pharmacopeia
    publicized by the world health organization. standardize drugs for many European nations. names of drugs are in Latin and they use the metric system.
  15. British drug standards
    British pharmacopeia
    sets the standards for drugs that are official in the United Kingdom and its dominions and colonies. it is published by the British Pharmacopoeia Commission under the direction of the General Medical Council.
  16. British Drug Standards
    Pharmaceutical Codex
    a text similar to the British Pharmacopoeia published by the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain that gives drug information and standards.
  17. Canadian Food and Drugs Act
  18. canadian controlled drugs and substances act

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