What is a Schedule III drug?
Schedule III drugs may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence. Examples include anabolic steroids, codeine and hydrocodone with aspirin or Tylenol®, and certain barbiturates.
What is the difference between a Schedule 2 3 and 4 medication?
New South Wales NSW legislation refers to S2 as “medicinal poisons”, S3 as “potent substances”, S4 as “restricted substances” and S8 as “drugs of addiction”.
What is an example of a Schedule 4 drug?
Schedule IV Controlled Substances Examples of Schedule IV substances include: alprazolam (Xanax®), carisoprodol (Soma®), clonazepam (Klonopin®), clorazepate (Tranxene®), diazepam (Valium®), lorazepam (Ativan®), midazolam (Versed®), temazepam (Restoril®), and triazolam (Halcion®).
Can a pharmacy assistant recommend s3?
No. If a Schedule 3 drug is not supplied by prescription, a pharmacist must personally hand the medicine to the customer and give him (or her) the opportunity to seek advice about its use, including dose and possible toxicity of the medicine.
What’s a Schedule 2 drug?
Schedule II drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with a high potential for abuse, with use potentially leading to severe psychological or physical dependence. These drugs are also considered dangerous.
What is S2 and S3 certificate?
The course covers the skills and knowledge to source and use information on regulatory information and pharmacy compliance procedures so that requirements can be followed throughout customer transactions involving the supply of Pharmacy Medicines (S2) and Pharmacist Only Medicines (S3).
Where are Schedule 3 medicines located?
Schedule 3 substances are labelled ‘Pharmacist Only Medicine’. They do not require a prescription but they are only available from pharmacies. The preparation must be handed to the buyer by the pharmacist. This is to ensure that the person purchasing the medication can receive professional advice about its use.