Combination products with less than 15 milligrams of hydrocodone per dosage unit Vicodin , cocaine, methamphetamine, methadone, hydromorphone Dilaudid , meperidine Demerol , oxycodone OxyContin , fentanyl, Dexedrine, Adderall, and Ritalin Schedule III Schedule III drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with a moderate to low potential for physical and psychological dependence. Doctors should also remember that their own patients may be attempting to collect prescriptions from other prescribers, especially in hospitals.
The Northern Ireland contact is:. Schedule 4 IV drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with a low potential for abuse and low risk of dependence. Some examples of Schedule II drugs are:. Skip Ribbon Commands.
Applications for obtaining a licence must be supported by a cover letter signed by the prescribing doctor or drug worker, which must confirm:. This tendency is seen especially with hypnotics and anxiolytics.
Instalments and repeatable prescriptions Prescriptions for Schedule 2 or 3 Controlled Drugs can be dispensed by instalments. Cannabis use can exacerbate depression and it may cause an acute short-lived toxic psychosis which resolves with cessation, however paranoid symptoms may persist in chronic users; withdrawal symptoms can occur in some users and these can contribute to sleep problems, agitation and risk of self-harm.
Examples of Schedule IV substances include: Some examples of Schedule I drugs are:. The instalment direction is a legal requirement and needs to be complied with, however, for certain situations e.
Drugs and other substances that are considered controlled substances under the Controlled Substances Act CSA are divided into five schedules.
A controlled substance analogue is a substance which is intended for human consumption, is structurally substantially similar to a schedule I or schedule II substance, is pharmacologically substantially similar to a schedule I or schedule II substance, or is represented as being similar to a schedule I or schedule II substance and is not an approved medication in the United States.
These drugs are also considered dangerous. General information about the Scottish Drug Misuse Database can be found in www. In the 2001 regulations, drugs are divided into five Schedules, each specifying the requirements governing such activities as import, export, production, supply, possession, prescribing, and record keeping which apply to them.
Other Schedule II narcotics include: Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances. Prescribers are responsible for the security of prescription forms once issued to them. Get Email Updates. There may be variations in CSA schedules between individual states and federal law.
A pharmacist is not allowed to dispense a Controlled Drug unless all the information required by law is given on the prescription. Further details can be obtained at www. Schedule 5 V drugs are generally used for antidiarrheal, antitussive, and analgesic purposes.