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Adulteration

The mishandling of medication that can lead to contamination and cause injury or illness to the consumer.

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Board of Pharmacy

State Board that regulates pharmaceutical practice.

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Controlled Substance

Any substance that is similar to the structures of drugs in schedule I or II, primarily stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens.

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Drug Enforcement Administration

Federal agency within the Department of Justice that enforces laws against the misuse of controlled substances.

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Food and Drug Administration

Federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services that regulates the manufacture and safeguarding of medications.

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Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

Federal act for protecting patients' rights.

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Legend Drug

Drug that requires a prescription for dispensing.

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Misbranding

Deceptive or misleading labeling of a product that may lead the consumer to believe that the product will cure an illness.

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Monograph

Medication information sheet provided by the manufacturer that includes side effects, dosage forms, indications, and other important information.

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Narcotic

A drug that in moderate doses dulls the senses, relieves pain, and induces profound sleep but in excessive doses causes stupor, coma or convulsions.

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Over-The-Counter Medication

Medication that can be purchased without a prescription; non legend medications.

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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

National board for the certification of pharmacy technicians.

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Physician's Desk Reference

Reference book of medications.