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con·trolled substance

(kən-trōld′)
n.
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


n.
any of a category of behavior-altering or addictive drugs, as heroin or cocaine, whose possession and use are restricted by law.
[1970–75]

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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[170 Pages Report] Controlled Substances Market research report categorizes the global market by Drug Class (Opioids, Stimulants, Depressants, Marijuana), By Application (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Pain Management, Depression, Seizure, Anxiety, Sleep Disorders, Cough Suppression, Others), By Distribution Channel (Institutional Sales, Retail Sales), & By Region.
Despite the invitation to Industry Associations from the Controlled Division of the DRAP to discuss concerns on SOP for allocation of quota of Controlled Substance, they were not given a chance to explain the issues they face in ensuring availability of medicines to the patients.
25.2--SALE, PURCHASE, MANUFACTURE, DELIVERY, OR POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL, PURCHASE, MANUFACTURE, OR DELIVER A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
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Throughout the course of a busy day for doctors, nurses, and anesthesiologists, countless scenarios lead to leftover or unused portions of controlled substances: patients choosing to use fewer painkiller patches in recovery from surgery, anesthesiologists using less sedatives than initially anticipated, or nurses administering smaller doses of treatment than the vial contains.
London [UK], November 15 ( ANI ): TV actress Rose McGowan has turned herself to authorities in Virginia after an arrest warrant for felony possession of a controlled substance was issued earlier this year.
Additionally, the officers spotted paraphernalia used to "consume controlled substances" in plain view in the vehicle.
A state's PDMP can reveal whether patients may be obtaining multiple controlled substance prescriptions from different doctors or doctor shopping, Ms.
- A programme has been launched by US pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), which serves 14 Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans nationally, that identifies members who are at risk of controlled substance misuse and gets them into programs that can help reduce their risk, the company said.
This action can lead to a charge in drug trafficking and possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.
SigmaCare integrated its EHR solution with DrFirst, an e-medication management software company specializing in controlled-substance pain medications, a deal that gained SigmaCare's compliance under the New York controlled substance e-prescribing mandates.

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