Drugs, Poisons & Controlled Substances Act (DPCS)

Last updated 20.09.12

 

Index

 

Definition

-  Legislation outlining requirements & resctictions of drugs, poisons & controlled substances

 

Features

-  Schedule 4 Drugs

-  Schedule 8 Drugs

-  Schedule 9

-  Schedule 11

-  Prior to administering, prescribing or selling medications must establish a therapeutic need

-  Medical & prescription Hx R/V

-  S/S of condition

-  Past & current Mx

-  Signs of ubuse/misuse

-  Suitable to treat condition with particular medication

 

Hand Written Scripts

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References