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Ch.4 Law and Ethics

Important Laws

This law requires drug use evaluation (DUE) be performed on all prescriptions, and requires pharmacists to counsel all patients. The Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1990
This act requires opium-containing products to have a prescription. It also applies to products made from coca leaves. The Harrison Narcotic Tax Act
The DEA investigates and prosecutes major violators of this law. The Controlled Substance Act
This law authorizes a pharmacist to accept a prescription over the phone from a practitioner. The Durham-Humphrey Amendment
This agency is regulated by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). The Institutional Review Board
This law protects the civil rights of the disabled. It prohibits discrimination against disabled persons. The Americans with Disabilities Act
This law requires prescriptions for legend drugs. The Durham-Humphrey Amendment
Which deadly poison found in Sulfanilamide is now used in antifreeze for automobiles? Diethylene Glycol
Which law permits a pharmacist to dispense sublingual nitroglycerin in a non-child resistant container? Poison Control Act
This act ensures that workplaces must be free of hazards, excessive noise, extreme temperatures, or unsanitary conditions. The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
What do the first five numbers of a National Drug Code (NDC) identify? The manufacturer.
This law was enacted to ensure that legend drugs are safe, effective, and not counterfeited or misbranded. The Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987
The last two numbers of a National Drug Code (NDC) identify this. Package size.
HIPAA is designed to protect this. Patient confidentiality.
This act regulates medical devices for safety, effectiveness, and proper use. The Medical Device Act
The main functions of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Preventing drug smuggling, preventing illegal drug use, and enforcing the Controlled Substances Act
Fraudulent of misleading labeling. Misbranding
This act prohibits interstate distribution or sale of adulterated and misbranded food and drugs. The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1960
This amendment was added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act because the government needed further regulations in order to keep drug manufacturers from making worthless or dangerous drugs available to the public. The Kefauver-Harris Amendment
This law placed all drugs in "schedules". It required the pharmaceutical industry to maintain strict record keeping for many types of drugs. The Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act (Controlled Substances Act of 1970)
This act regulates the handling of solid wastes. It focuses on reducing and eliminating pollution. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
The Drug Regulation Reform Act of 1978 contains this many provisions. Nine
This prescription drug was voluntarily recalled due to fatal arrhythmias and heart disease. Vioxx
The most severe type of FDA drug recall. It occurs when there is a serious potential for injury or death. Class 1
This act offers financial incentives to organizations to develop new drugs for rare diseases. The Orphan Drug Act
This act requires facilities that use medical devices to report if these devices cause illness, injury, or death. The FDA Safe Medical Devices Act
Anabolic Steroids, known as "Performance Enhancing Drugs", are this schedule. Schedule III
This law controls herbs and dietary supplements The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act
This law limits the sale of ephedrine to only nine grams per month per person. The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005
This agency is dedicated to fighting terrorism and protecting the U.S. `The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
This birth defect was a result of thalidomide. Phocomelia
This agency accredits and certifies healthcare organizations in the U.S. The Joint Commission
This act replaced the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
DUR Drug Utilization Review
Accutane is used to treat this condition Acne
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