Schedule II

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Related to Schedule II: Schedule III, Schedule V, Schedule IV

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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Moving marijuana to Schedule II would remove some of the logistical hurdles and academic taboos limiting cannabis research.
Schedule II drugs are still available to those who need them.
For example, a current bill (SB 809) now before the Assembly would fund the state's CURES prescription monitoring program and require those who dispense Schedule II opioids to report to the Department of Justice whenever they fill a prescription for these meds.
The public offices listed under Schedule II are the Chief Justice and the Judges of the Supreme Court, the President and the Judges of the Court of Appeal, Members of the Judicial Service Commission (other than the Chairman, who is appointed under Schedule I), and the Attorney- General, Auditor - General, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (Ombudsman), and the Secretary - General of Parliament.
The changes to the rule regarding prescribing of schedule II controlled substances were first proposed in 2006.
It also extended the time limit on emergency prescription refills (so that treatment will not be interrupted because final approval has not come through) from 72 hours to 30 days, except for Schedule II controlled substances.
The woman was apparently unaware of the strength and potency of Fentanyl, a Schedule II drug, and applied all four patches simultaneously plus a heating pad, which increased the circulation of the medication.
He was charged with aggravated burglary, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of schedule II drugs.
The "Prescription Drug Abuse Elimination Act" (HR 3870) would require all Schedule II controlled substances and all other drugs designated by the HHS Secretary on a specific "hot list" to carry electronic identifier technology by 2006.
OxyContin quickly became the most prescribed narcotic on Schedule ii of the Controlled Substances Act (the most tightly regulated category of medication), with about 7.2 million prescriptions in 2001.
For example, here in Brandwood Ward we have the 16th-century Malthouse Farm which is a Schedule II Grade listed building.
Kassirer and other advocates want the federal government to reclassify marijuana as a schedule II drug, one that physicians can legally prescribe, despite its potential for addiction.