Schedule III


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Schedule III

a category of drugs that have less potential for abuse or addiction than Schedule II or I drugs. Among the substances so classified by the Drug Enforcement Agency are glutethimide and various analgesic compounds containing codeine.

controlled drug substance

Any drug or therapeutic agent–commonly understood to include narcotics, with a potential for abuse or addiction, which is held under strict governmental control, as delineated by the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention & Control Act passed in 1970
Controlled drug substances
Schedule I drugs High abuse potential, no accepted medical use in US–Acetorphine, acetyl methadol, allyprodine, α—acetylmethadol, bufotenine, dextromoramide, diethyltryptamine, dimethyltryptamine–DMT, etorphine, heroin, ibogaine, ketobemidone, LSD–N,N-diethyl-D-lysergamide or lysergic acid diethylamide, marijuana, mescaline, PCP–phencyclidine, peyote, phenadoxone, phenampromide, racomoramide, tetrahydrocannibol
Schedule II High abuse potential, potentially leading to severe psychologic or physical dependence; schedule II agents have acceptable medical uses, eg narcotics–alphaprodine, anileridine, cocaine, codeine, diphenoxylate, diprenorphine, etorphine HCl, ethymorphine, hydrocordone, hydromorphone, levorphanol, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxymorphone, poppy straw concentrates, powdered opium, raw opium, thebaine and non-narcotics–amphetamine, amobarbital, methaqualone, methamphetamine, methaqualone, pentobarbital, percodan, phencyclidine, phenmetrazine, secobarbital
Schedule III High abuse potential, moderate to low physical dependence, and high psychologic dependence potential, with acceptable medical uses, which may be narcotic–eg nalorphine, paregoric, or nonnarcotic–eg aprobarbital, benzphentamine, butabarbital, chlorphentermine, chlortermine, glutethimide, mazindol, methyprylon, phendimetrazine, probarbital, talbutal, thiamylal, thiopental, vinbarbital
Schedule IV Minimal abuse potential, limited physical or psychological dependence potential, nonnarcotic, eg barbital, chloral hydrate, chlordiazepoxide, clonazepam, chlorazepate, dextropropoxyphene, diazepam, diethylpropion, ethchlorvynol, ethinamate, fenfluramine, lorazepam, mebutamate, methobarbital, meprobamate, methohexital, oxazepam, paraldehyde, phenobarbital, phentermine, prazepam
Schedule V Very low abuse/dependence potential–eg brown mixture–opium, some codeine preparations, diphenozylate preparations–Lomotil, ethylmorphine-Cidicol, opium–Donnagel-PG, terpin hydrate, or non-narcotic, eg loperamide
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Effective February 27, 1991, this law placed 27 anabolic steroids and their derivatives into Schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act.
Under Schedule III classification, a prescription for Vicodin could be refilled five times before the patient had to see a physician again.
Nevertheless, Congress voted into law the 1990 Anabolic Steroids Control Act, which reclassified steroids as Schedule III controlled substances, placing them on legal par with barbiturates and narcotic painkillers such as Vicodin, just one step down from amphetamines, cocaine, and morphine.
Special Considerations: Xyrem, also known as GHB and the "date-rape" drug, has been abused as a recreational drug; it is designated as a schedule III drug.
The Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 1990 categorized steroids as a Schedule III drug - putting it in the same restricted class as various narcotics, depressants, and stimulants.
Wells Fargo Bank received regulatory approval to operate in Canada as a Schedule III bank on September 28, 2012.
In 2012, Kentucky passed legislation that required prescribers of controlled substances to register with the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting system and query it on the initial prescribing of Schedule II opioids and Schedule III Hydrocodone products.
He also informed that the extension of schedule III to be undertaken/consider on sector to sector basis for sales tax.
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The move was expected, as the agency proposed in February to move hydrocodone combinations from schedule III to schedule II in response to requests from both the U.
Hydrocodone combination products were placed on schedule III by Congress in 1970 when it created the Controlled Substances Act, in part because it was believed that adding acetaminophen or other nonnarcotics might lessen the abuse potential.