schedule II agent
schedule II agentPharmacology An agent defined by the DEA as one with a high potential for abuse or which has a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions on its use in the US; abuse of a schedule II agent may lead to severe psychologic or physical dependence Examples Morphine, cocaine, methadone, as well as methamphetamine, amphetamine, benzedrine, biphetamine, desoxyn, dexamyl, dexedrine, dextroamphetamine, eskatrol, fetamin, methylphenidate, obetrol, obotan, PCP, phenmetrazine, preludin, ritalin. See Controlled drug substances.
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