schedule III agent

schedule III agent

Pharmacology An agent with an abuse potential < schedules I and II agents, which have accepted medical use in the US; abuse may lead to moderate physical dependence or high psychological dependence Examples Anabolic steroids, codeine, hydrocodone with aspirin or Tylenol, barbiturates. See Controlled drug substances.
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