List of Schedule III drugs (US)

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This is the list of Schedule III drugs as defined by the United States Controlled Substances Act at 21 U.S.C. § 812(c) and 21 C.F.R. 1308.13, with modifications through August 22, 2014 (79 FR 49961). The following findings are required for drugs to be placed in this schedule:[1]

  1. The drug or other substance has a potential for abuse less than the drugs or other substances in schedules I and II.
  2. The drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States.
  3. Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.

The complete list of Schedule III drugs follows. The Administrative Controlled Substances Code Number for each drug is included.

StimulantsEdit

DepressantsEdit

ACSCN Drug
2126 Amobarbital
2100 Any derivative of Barbituric acid
2510 Chlorhexadol
2020 Embutramide
2012 Xyrem (sodium oxybate) oral solution[2]
2261 Perampanel[3]
7285 Ketamine
2575 Methyprylon
2600 Sulfondiethylmethane
2605 Sulfonethylmethane
2610 Sulfonmethane
7295 Tiletamine and zolazepam
7369 Dronabinol in sesame oil and encapsulated in a soft gelatin capsule

OthersEdit

ACSCN Drug
9400 Nalorphine

NarcoticsEdit

ACSCN Drug
9803 Not more than 1.8 grams of codeine per 100 milliliters or not more than 90 milligrams per dosage unit, with an equal or greater quantity of an isoquinoline alkaloid of opium
9804 Not more than 1.8 grams of codeine per 100 milliliters or not more than 90 milligrams per dosage unit, with one or more active, nonnarcotic ingredients in recognized therapeutic amounts
9807 Not more than 1.8 grams of dihydrocodeine per 100 milliliters or not more than 90 milligrams per dosage unit, with one or more active nonnarcotic ingredients in recognized therapeutic amounts
9808 Not more than 300 milligrams of ethylmorphine per 100 milliliters or not more than 15 milligrams per dosage unit, with one or more active, nonnarcotic ingredients in recognized therapeutic amounts
9809 Not more than 500 milligrams of opium per 100 milliliters or per 100 grams or not more than 25 milligrams per dosage unit, with one or more active, nonnarcotic ingredients in recognized therapeutic amounts
9810 Not more than 50 milligrams of morphine per 100 milliliters or per 100 grams, with one or more active, nonnarcotic ingredients in recognized therapeutic amounts
9064 Buprenorphine

SteroidsEdit

HallucinogensEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 21 U.S.C. § 812(b)(3) retrieved September 3, 2014
  2. ^ "Xyrem® (sodium oxybate) Oral Solution CIII. Prescribing information. Revised: December 2012" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-02-03.
  3. ^ "Department of Justice. Drug Enforcement Administration. Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of Perampanel into Schedule III" (PDF). Federal Register. Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration. 78 (204): 62500–62506. October 22, 2013. Retrieved 22 February 2014.