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controlled drugs

The Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 divide Controlled Drugs (CDs) into five schedules corresponding to their therapeutic usefulness and misuse potential. A number of changes affecting the prescribing, record keeping and destruction of CDs have been introduced as a result of amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001. The Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management […]

classification of psychotropic drugs

Psychoactive Drugs Mood-altering drugs—also called psychoactive drugs—are drugs that can change or affect the way a person thinks, feels, or acts. These drugs usually have physical effects as well, but what sets them apart from other drugs is that they work on the mind and the senses. Most of these drugs work on the central […]

drug dependence

_ _ _ _ Some people who use drugs use large enough amounts often enough and long enough to become dependent. Definitions A single definition for drug dependence is elusive. Concepts that aid in defining drug dependence are tolerance and psychologic and physical dependence. Tolerance describes the need to progressively increase the drug dose to […]