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Omega Pharmacy Law

Pharmacy Law

Adulteration the mishandling of medication that can lead to contamination and cause injury or illness to the consumer.
Board of Pharmacy State Board that regulates pharmaceutical practice.
Controlled Substance Any substance that is similar to the structures of drugs in schedule I or II, primarily stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens.
Drug Enforcement Administration Federal agency within the Department of Justice that enforces laws against the misuse of controlled substances.
Food and Drug Administration Federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services that regulates the manufacture and safeguarding on medications.
Drug Facts and Comparisons Reference book found in all pharmacies containing detailed information on all medications. Most often used book.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Federal act for protecting patients' rights.
Legend Drug Requires a prescription for dispensing.
Misbranding Deceptive or misleading labeling of a product that may lead the consumer to believe that the product will cure an illness.
Monograph Medication information sheet provided by the manufacturer that includes side effects, dosage forms, indications, and other important information.
Narcotic A drug (such as opium) that in moderate doses dull the senses, relieves pain, and induces profound sleep but in excessive doses causes stupor, coma, or convulsions. such as marijuana, heroin, crack cocaine, opium, opiates or LSD.
Over-the-counter medication Medication that can be purchased without a prescription.
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board National board for the certification of pharmacy technicians.
Physicians Desk Reference Reference book of medications.
Handbook on Non-Prescription Drugs OTC Reference book.
Injectable Drug Handbook Reference to the compatibility of various agents given parenterally.
Red Book One of the longest published books. Its a reference to information pertaining to drug cost.
Orange Book a comprehensive listing of approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations.
Physicians Desk Reference (PDR) found mostly in doctors offices. Can be found in Pharmacies. Contains a complete discription of the drug, including its chemical structure and study results as well as the drug manufacturer contact information.
Merck Index An encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs and biologicals with over 10,000 monographs on single substances or groups of related compounds. Contains an apendix with monographs on organic name reactions.
United States Pharmacopeia USP/National Formulary NF nonprofit organization that owns the trade mark and copyright to the USP-NF and publishes it every year. Sets standards for food ingredients and dietary supplements. Medicines and other health care products are required to follow the standards.
Handbook on Non-prescription Drugs contains information on nonprescription drugs, nutritional supplements, medical foods, nondrug and preventive measures, complimentary alternative therapies.
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