Legal Classifications, Drug Routes

  1. How can you verify the DEA number?
    Add together the 1st, 3rd, and 5th number, then add together the 2nd, 4th, and sixth number and double the sum. Add the two sums together and the last digit should equal the last digit of the DEA # given.
  2. What are some examples of a Schedule I drug?
    Heroin, Marijuana, LSD, Peyote, Mescaline, Psilocybin, N-ethylamphetamine, acetylmethadol, fenethylline, tilidine, dihydromorphone, and methaqualone
  3. What is an example of a schedule II drug?
    opium, codeine (when used as a single agent), hydromorphone, methadone, meperidine, cocaine, oxycodone, oxymorphone, amphetamine, methamphetamine, phenmetrazine,methylphenidate, amobarbital, pentobarbital, secobarbital, fentanyl, sufentanil, dronabinol, and nabilone.
  4. What is an example of a schedule III drug?
    certain narcotics, and non-narcotics consisting of: derivatives of barbituric acid, glutethimide, nalorphine, benzphetamine, chlorphentermine, phendimetrazine, paregoric, or any compound, mixture, or preparation containing a portion which is amobarbital, secobarbital, or pentobarbital.
  5. What is an example of a schedule IV drug?
    barbital, phenobarbital, chloral hydrate, ethchlorvynol, ethinamate, meprobamate, paraldehyde, diethylpropion, phentermine, propoxyphene, pentazocine, and the benzodiazepine class
  6. What is an example of a schedule V drug?
    Anything that can be dispensed without a prescription
  7. What are the different routes of drug administration?
    • PO- By Mouth- swallowed
    • NG- Naso-gastric tube- Tube directly to stomach
    • SL- Sub-Lingual- dissolves on tongue
    • IV- Intravenous
    • IM- Intramuscular -place in muscle & release over time
    • SQ (SC)- Sub-Cantenous -Placed between skin & muscle
    • IC- Intracardiac- Direct injection into heart muscle
    • Transdermal- Through skin -absorbed through skin
    • Topical- Applied externally- absorbed
  8. What is a perenteral drug?
    Enters the body through IV or injectiom
  9. What is an enteral drug?
    Anything that enters the body anywhere the mouth to the rectum, that doesn't require injection. Can be through swallowing or a tube.
  10. What are compressed tablets?
    Simple immediately release tablets that dissolves in the stomach to release the product.
  11. What are enteric coated tablets?
    The coating tablet will not dissolve in the stomach, but in the intestines.
  12. What are sustained release tablets?
    These tablets release the product slowly
  13. What are sublingual tablets?
    These tablets are made to dissolve in the mouth.
  14. What is a solution?
    A form where the drug is dissolved within a diluent.
  15. What is a suspension dosage?
    dosage form where small solid particles of a drug are suspended in a liquid vehicle
  16. What is syrup?
    sweetened vehicle is employed to keep a drug in solution.
  17. what is the extract?
    A dosage form where the drug is the oil or active portion of a plant that has been extracted normally using alcohol.
  18. What is tincture?
    alcohol based dosage form which is to be used externally.
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Legal Classifications, Drug Routes
Legal Classifications, Routes of drug administration