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Mod 130 Unit 1

Adulteration the mishandling of meds 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 the schedule I or II, primarily stimulants, depressants and hallucinogens
DEA Drug Enforcement Administration, federal agency within the Department of Justice that enforces laws against the misuse of controlled substances
Drugs facts & comparisons reference book found in all pharmacies containing detailed info on all meds
FDA Food and Drug Administration, a federal agancy within the Department of Health & Human Services that regulates the manufacturer and safeguarding of meds
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, a federal act for protecting patient's rights
Legend drug drug that 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 Med info sheet provided by the manufacturer that includes side effects, dosage forms, indications and other important info
Narcotic drug (opium)that is moderate doses dulls the senses, relieves pain, and induces profound sleep but in excessive doses cause stupor, coma, convulsions. This may include drugs such as marijuana or LSD(Lysergic and Diethylamide). Opium opiates, opioids
OTC over the counter meds, meds that can be purchased without prescription; non-legend meds
PTCB Pharmacy Techinician Certification Board, a national board for the CPhTs
PDR Physician's Desk Reference, a reference books of meds
Created by: dalila752



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