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Brand Name The name under which the manufacturer 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 opened by 90% of adults access in order to reduce the number of accidental poisoning .
Civil Laws The areas of the law that concern us citizens and the crimes they commit against one another .
Common Laws The system of precedents established by decisions in cases throughout legal history.
Controlled Substances A drug with potential for abuse organized into five schedules that specify the way the drug must be stored dispensed recorded and inventoried.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Laws created to combat and control drug abuse.
Defendent One who defends against accusations brought forward in a lawsuit.
Drug Enforcement Administration 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 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 sometimes denotes a drug that is not protected by a trademark for example acetaminophen is the generic drug name for tylenol
Laws A rule that is designed to protect the public and usually enforced through local state or federal governments.
Law Of Agency And Contracts The general principle that allowed and employee to enter into contract 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 An organization that represents the practice of pharmacy in each state and develop pharmacist licensure exams.
Negligence A tort for not providing the minimum standard of care.
New Drug Application The process through which drug sponsors formally propose that the FDA approve 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 Guideline of acceptable behavior and performance established by professional associations.
Reciprocation The administrative process for relicensure of pharmacists in another state.
Regulation A written rule and procedure that exists to carry out a law of the state or federal government.
Regulation Laws The system of rules and regulations established by government bodies.
Standards 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 terms for personal injuries that one citizen commits against another in a lawsuit .
United States Pharmacopoeia The independent scientific organization responsible for setting official quality standards for all drugs sold in the united states as well as standards for practice .
United States Pharmacopoeia National Formulary A book that contains u.s standards for medicines dosage forms drug substances expedients or inactive substances medical devices and dietary supplements.
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