List of Schedule III drugs (US)

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This is a list of Schedule III drugs under the Controlled Substances Act for the United States. Required findings 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 are as follows.[2] The Administrative Controlled Substances Code Number for each drug is included.

Contents

Stimulants

ACSCNDrug
1228Benzphetamine
1645Chlorphentermine
1647Clortermine
1615Phendimetrazine

Depressants

ACSCNDrug
2126Amobarbital
2100Any derivative of Barbituric acid
2510Chlorhexadol
2020Embutramide
2012Xyrem (sodium oxybate) oral solution [3]
7285Ketamine
7310Lysergic acid amide
2575Methyprylon
2271Pentobarbital
2316Secobarbital
2600Sulfondiethylmethane
2605Sulfonethylmethane
2610Sulfonmethane
7295Tiletamine and zolazepam

Narcotics

ACSCNDrug
9803Not 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
9804Not 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
9805Not more than 300 milligrams of dihydrocodeinone (hydrocodone) per 100 milliliters or not more than 15 milligrams per dosage unit, with a fourfold or greater quantity of an isoquinoline alkaloid of opium
9806Not more than 300 milligrams of dihydrocodeinone (hydrocodone) per 100 milliliters or not more than 15 milligrams per dosage unit, with one or more active nonnarcotic ingredients in recognized therapeutic amounts
9807Not 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
9808Not 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
9809Not 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
9810Not more than 50 milligrams of morphine per 100 milliliters or per 100 grams, with one or more active, nonnarcotic ingredients in recognized therapeutic amounts
9064Buprenorphine

Steroids

ACSCNDrug
4000Anabolic steroids

Hallucinogens

ACSCNDrug
7369Dronabinol in sesame oil and encapsulated in a soft gelatin capsule

References

  1. ^ 21 U.S.C. § 812(b)(3) retrieved October 2, 2007
  2. ^ http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/21cfr/cfr/1308/1308_13.htm retrieved October 2, 2007
  3. ^ http://xyrem.com/xyrem-pi.pdf Xyrem Package Insert