Drug regulation and control

  1. What is a legend drug?
    Any drug that requires a prescription. "Rx only"
  2. Placebo
    inactive substance gieven in pllace of a medication
  3. Pediatric
    having to do with treatment of children
  4. Pharmaceutical Equivalent
    drug products that contain identical amounts of the same active ingredients in the same dosage form
  5. Therapeutic equivalent
    pharmaceutical equivalents that produce the same effects in patient
  6. Product labeling
    important information that is not on the label of a drug product itself
  7. Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act (CMEA)
    Federal law that sets daily and monthly limits on OTC sale of pseudoephedrine and ephedrine
  8. Exempt Narcotics
    Medications with habit forming ingredients that could be dispersed by pharmacist without prescriptionto a person at least 18 years of age
  9. Dual Marketing
    Status of medications like plan B that are classified as both prescriptions and OTC drugs
  10. Controlled substance mark
    the mark (CII-CV) which indicates the control category of a drug with potential for abuse
  11. Controlled substances
    Five group of drugs identified by 1970 Controlled substance act (CSA) as having potential for abuse and whose distribution is therefore strictly controlled by five control schedules set forth by CSA
  12. Protocol
    specific guidelines for practice
  13. compliance/ negligence
    • doing what is required
    • failing to do something that should be done
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Drug regulation and control
Chapter 3