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1

Examples of schedule 1 (CD Liz POM) drugs

LSD
Ecstasy
Raw opium
Cannabis

2

Example of schedule 2 drugs (CD POM)

Opiates (diamorphine, morphine, methadone, oxycodone, pethidine)
Major stimulants (amfetamines)
Quinalbarbitone
Ketamine

3

Examples of schedule 3 CDs (CD no register POM)

Minor stimulants and other drugs (buprenorphine, temazepam, tramadol, midazolam, phenobarbital)

4

Schedule 4 CDs are split into two classes what are they?

1) CD Benz POM (BZ e.g diazepam,non-BZ e.g zopiclone, and sativex (a cannabinoid oromucosal mouth spray)
2) CD Anab POM (anabolic and androgenic steroids, together with clenuterol (an androcepter stimulant) and growth hormones

5

Example of schedule 5 CDs

CD INV POM or CD INV P- contain preparations of CDs such as codeine, pholcodine and morphine

6

Do schedule 3 drugs require a register

Nope

7

How long are schedule 1-4 CD prescriptions valid for

28 days from appropriate date

8

How long are schedule 5 CDs valid for

6 months

9

Which schedule CDs require the address of the prescriber to be within the UK

2 + 3

10

True or false- EEA and Swiss prescribers can legally prescribe all CD schedules

False they cannot prescribe 2 + 3

11

Which schedule CDs can be repeatable prescriptions

4 + 5

12

NICE advises that organisations should consider retaining all CD invoices for how long

6 years

13

Two exemptions for pharmacists to possess schedule 1 CDs

Removal from a patient for destruction
Removal from a patient to give to police

14

Schedule 1 CDs can only be administered or prescribed under what

A home office license

15

Name the 6 legal requirements for a controlled drug requisition

1) signature of recipient
2) name of recipient
3) address of recipient
4) profession/occupation
5) totally quantity of drug
6) purpose of requisition

16

Where the CD is written by a dentist, the words 'for dental treatment only' must be present - true or false?

True

17

Exemptions to schedule 2 CDs being kept in safe custody

Some liquid preparation and quinalbarbitone (secobarbital)

18

What are the exemptions to schedule 3 drugs being stored in CD cupboard

Phenobarbital
Mazindol
Meprobamate
Midazolam
Tramadol
Pentazocine
Phentermine

19

Name 2 examples of schedule 3s kept in CD cupboard

Temazepam
Buprenorphine

20

Do pharmacies need a licence to denature CDs prior to disposal

No they can register an exemption without needing a licence

21

In England and Wales the exemption for pharmacies to denature and dispose of CDs is issued by who and is known as what

Environment agency and is known as the T28 exemption

22

In Scotland the exemption for pharmacies to denature and dispose of CDs is issued by who

Scottish environment protection agency

23

The home office has advised that all CDs in what schedules should be denatured and therefore rendered irretrievable before disposal?

2,3 and 4 part 1

24

The destruction of patient-returned controlled drugs, whether they required denaturing or not, does not require witnessing by an authorised person- true or false?

True

25

Where there is a requirement to make a CD register entry, legislation also requires to have their destruction witnessed- true or false?

True

26

Other than schedule 1 and 2 CDs what other CD should be documented in a register

The schedule 4 part 1 drug sativex

27

True or false: where a CD register entry has been made for a schedule 2 CD, the usual requirement to make a record in the POM register does not apply

True