What is a DEA number?
It is a unique number assigned to all practitioners who are authorized to prescribe controlled substances.
What does DEA stand for?
Drug Enforcement Agency
What is a legend drug?
A drug that requires a prescription
What is a non-legend drug?
A drug that does not require a prescription.
What is the CSA?
The 1970 Controlled Substance Act, Thier function is to stop the abuse of drugs.
What is a Schedule I drug?
A drug with no accepted medical use, but have a high risk for abuse. (ie. Heroin, LSD)
What is a Schedule II drug?
Drugs that have a high a buse potential with physic or physical dependence possibilities. These are narcotics, stimulants, and depressants. (ie. Opium, Codeine)
What is a Schedule III drug?
A drug with potential for abuse, but less than Schedule I and II. They are compounds which contain a limited amount of narcotics.
What is a schedulve IV drug?
These drugs have less potential for abuse.
What is a schedule V drug?
These have the least amount potential for abuse and may be aquired over the counter under 3 conditions. 1) The buyer is at least 18. 2)No more than 240mL. 3)Dispensed by a liscence Pharmacist