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brand name the name under which the manufacture markets a drug ; also known as the trade name
child - resistant container a medication container with a special lid that cannot be opened by 80% of children but can be open by 90% of adults; a container designed to prevent child access in order to reduce the number of accidental poisonings
civil law the areas of the law that concern U.S. citizens and the crimes they commit against one another
common law the system of precedents established by decisions in case throughout legal history
controlled substance a drug with potential for abuse
controlled substance act (CSA) laws created to combat and control drug abuse
defendant one who defends against accusations brought forward in a lawsuit
drug enforcement administration (DEA) the branch of the U.S. Justice Department that is responsible for regulating the sale and use of drug with abuse potential
food and drug administration (FDA) the agency of the federal government that is responsible for ensuring the safety and efficacy of food and drugs prepared for the market
generic name a common name that is given to a drug regardless of brand name
law a rule that is designed to protect the public usually enforced through local , state , or federal governments
law of agency and contracts the general principle that allows an employee to enter into contracts on the employer's behalf
malpractice a form of negligence in which the standard of care was not met and was a direct cause of injury
national association of boards of pharmacy (NABP) an organization that represents the practice of pharmacy in each state and develops pharmacist licensure exams
negligence a tort for not providing the minimum standard of care
new drug application(NDA) the process through which drug sponsors formally propose that the FDA approved a new pharmaceutical for sale and marketing in the United States
orphan drug a medication approved by the FDA to treat rare diseases
plaintiff one who files a lawsuit for the courts to decide
professional standards guidelines of acceptable behavior and performance established by proffesional association
reciprocation the administation process for relicensure of pharmacists in another state
regulation a written rule and procedure that exsists to carry out law of the state of federal government
regulatory law the system of rules and regulations established by governmental bodies
standard a set of criteria to measure product quality or professional performance against a norm
standard of care the usual and customary level of practice in the community
tort the legal term for personal injuries that one citizen commits against another in a lawsuit
United States Pharmacopia (USP) the independent scientific organization responsible for setting offical quality standards for all drugs sold in the United States as well as standards for practice
United States Pharmacopeia National Formulary (USP-NF) a book that contains U.S. standards for medications , dosage forms , drug substances , excipients or inactive substances , medical devices , and dietary supplements
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