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Pure food and drug act

1906- passed in response to death in people of untested medications

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Shirley Ammendment

1912- medications must be safe and effective

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Federal food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and creation of FDA

1938- how drugs are controlled today.

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Kefauver-harris ammendment

1962- Restricts who medication can be tested on

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Comprehensive Drug abuse prevention and control act

1970- more restrictions with prescriptive authority

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Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act

1997- allowed for an easier time to get generic drugs through the market

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Class I drugs

No accepted medical use, highest potential for abuse, severe physical or psychological dependence.
Ex- Heroin

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Class II drugs

Accepted medical use, high potential for abuse, severe physical or psychological dependence
EX- methadone, oxycodone

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Class III drugs

Accepted medical use, potential for abuse is less than CI or CII, and physical or psychological dependence is limited.

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Class IV drugs

Accepted medical use, low potential for abuse, physical and psychological dependence is limited

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Class V drugs

Accepted medical use, lower potential for abuse, and physical or psychological dependence is limited

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Over the counter - OTC

Drugs deemed safe enough for use by layperson in self treatment of simple conditions

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Prescriptions-RX

Drugs that are considered useful only after experts diagnosis are too dangerous for use in self medication.

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Preformation Studies

Define physical and chemical properties

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Formulation studies

Develop Proposed product or dosage form

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Preclinical

Cell culture and animal studies. Determine drug safety and effectiveness.

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Black box warning

Warnings that appear on rx medications informing patients of serious side effects.