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C-I Drugs

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schedule 1 drugs

  • substances is this category have no current accepted medical use in the US
  • “street drugs”
  • ex) heroin, marijuana, and ecstasy
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C-II Drugs

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schedule 2 drugs/

  • have a high potential for abuse, which may lead to severe psychological/physical dependence
  • pain medications that are C-II, are narcotics
  • ex) norco, percocet, aderall
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C-III Drugs

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schedule 3 drugs/

  • have potential for abuse and may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence
  • the body gets sick without it and will hurt you physically but also can be mental so you cannot stop thinking about the medication
  • anything with codeine
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C-IV Drugs

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schedule 4 drugs/

  • low potential for abuse (DEA) these can be very addictive (PJ)
  • these are usually antianxiety or sleeping aids
  • benzodiazepine is also a C-IV drug
  • ex) ambien/zolpidem
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C-V Drugs

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schedule 5 drugs/

  • substances in this schedule have a low abuse rate (low potential for abuse)
  • known as regular maintenance drug
  • ex) cholesterol medication, inhalers, and antidepressants