controlled substance

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con·trolled substance

A drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are prohibited by or regulated under the federal Controlled Substances Act or an analogous state law.

controlled′ sub′stance

any of a category of behavior-altering or addictive drugs, as heroin or cocaine, whose possession and use are restricted by law.

controlled substance

A drug or other substance, or immediate precursor included in Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V of the Controlled Substances Act.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by lawcontrolled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
club drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
hard drug - a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction
LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide - a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
deoxyephedrine, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, shabu, chicken feed, crank, chalk, trash, glass, ice - an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
opium - an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy
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March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of stakeholder organizations released a consensus document representing the medical, pharmacist, and supply chain spectrum highlighting the challenges and "red flag" warning signs related to prescribing and dispensing controlled substance prescriptions.
The requirements for exchanging electronic prescriptions--those without paper script pads or call-ins--are much more stringent for controlled substances than for other classes of drugs, for obvious reasons.
Manufacture" means the production, preparation, packaging, labeling or relabeling, propagation, compounding, cultivating, growing, conversion or processing of a controlled substance, either directly or indirectly.
In Utah, people who attempt to obtain controlled substances by fraud are guilty of a third degree felony, which carries a sentence of no more than five years' imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $5,000.
to show a violation of a corresponding responsibility, the [government must establish that: (1) the [respondent dispensed a controlled substance; (2) a red flag was or should have been recognized at or before the time the controlled substance was dispensed; and (3) the question created by the red flag was not resolved conclusively prior to the dispensing of the controlled substance.
Built on Lean and Six Sigma principles, advanced analytics and real-time dashboards, Invistics' inventory management software tools are designed to provide complete visibility for controlled substance and sample activity across the supply chain.
At the same time, in California her prescribing for a similarly situated disabled person would not lead to trouble, while in Washington State, prescribing a lethal dosage of a controlled substance for a terminally ill person could result in the doctor losing her prescribing privileges under the CSA.
Brazil officially recognizes UDV, and though a member of the UN Convention, exempts hoasca from its controlled substances law.
AMRI's Rensselaer site - which provides contract cGMP manufacturing of bulk active pharmaceuticals and advanced intermediates - holds a DEA controlled substance license permitting the manufacture of Schedule 1 through 5 controlled substances.
Establishes review capabilities of the Controlled Substances Database under the Board of Pharmacy to flag abnormal
Practitioners (including dentists), generally, will no longer be authorized to dispense Schedule II or Schedule III controlled substances with a few exceptions including Department of Corrections and licensed hospice facilities, in connection with specified surgical procedures in certain timeframes, in approved clinical trials and complimentary or sample controlled substances.
In addition, GAO found that Medicaid paid over $2 million in controlled substance prescriptions during fiscal years 2006 and 2007 that were written or filled by 65 medical practitioners and pharmacies barred, excluded, or both from federal health care programs, including Medicaid, for such offenses as illegally selling controlled substances.

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