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controlled substance

A drug whose availability is limited by law. A: "I thought you could just find your medication on the shelf at the pharmacy." B: "Nah, I'm on a new one, and it's a controlled substance, so I have a prescription for it." I'm really glad I didn't follow in my brother's footsteps and become addicted to controlled substances.
See also: control, substance
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Both regularly advise clients with regard to controlled substance and pharmacy regulatory issues.
They just have to watch how many prescriptions they write for controlled substances and make sure they are legitimate prescriptions.
It includes a "controlled substance score" which identifies individuals who are at high risk of controlled substance misuse.
The DEA has approved several organizations as third-party certifiers for system compliance for electronic prescribing of controlled substances among e-prescribing software companies.
Schedule I controlled substances are considered to be the most dangerous.
begin strikethrough]Mere proximity to a controlled substance is not sufficient to establish control over that controlled substance when it is not in a place over which the person has control.
An Advisory Board of physicians and pharmacists is established under the Board of Pharmacy to review the controlled substances database and "develop, implement, and recommend parameters to be used in identifying abnormal or unusual usage patterns of patients in the state .
We know that APRNs with controlled substance prescriptive authority will only be able to prescribe a 120 hour supply of any Schedule III narcotic controlled substance and that the CPA must contain a list of the controlled substances the APRN is authorized to prescribe.
In a reversal, the Drug Enforcement Administration will now allow physicians to write up to three prescriptions for a 90-day supply of schedule II controlled substances.
Juan Vargas Alvarez, 31, of Tracy did not enter a plea at Monday's hearing, where he was charged with possession for sale of a controlled substance and transporting a controlled substance, District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Jane Robison said Tuesday.
there is no coverage under the Policy given that Greenfield and Smith were voluntary participants in a criminal transaction involving heroin, a Schedule I controlled substance, that directly caused Smith's death.
Diazepam is a controlled substance and it's not issued with the bag.
Each prescription of a controlled substance can be made into several crimes.
prescribing a controlled substance with the intent of assisting a suicide" violates federal law.
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