DEA
It is important that everyone importing drugs understand that the FDA import policy does not allow for the importation of scheduled drugs. Although many drug companies will not sell a scheduled drug to US buyers, there are those who will. It is nessary for you to know what is scheduled and what is not.We have heard of a few unfortunate souls who did order scheduled drugs and were paid a visit by the Drug Enforcement Agency and the full weight of the law.Below is a brief description of the schedules from the DEA webpage. A more detailed listing can be found in the front of the Physician’s Desk Reference.

U.S. Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration

Schedule I

  • The drug or other substance has a high potential for abuse.
  • The drug or other substance has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States.
  • There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug or other substance under medical supervision.
  • Some Schedule I substances are heroin, LSD, marijuana, and methaqualone.
Schedule II

  • The drug or other substance has a high potential for abuse.
  • The drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions.
  • Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
  • Schedule II substances include morphine, PCP, cocaine, methadone, and methamphetamine.
Schedule III

  • The drug or other substance has a potential for abuse less than the drugs or other substances in Schedules I and II.
  • The drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States.
  • Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
  • Anabolic steroids, codeine and hydrocodone with aspirin or Tylenol, and some barbiturates are Schedule III substances.
Schedule IV

  • The drug or other substance has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs or other substances in Schedule III.
  • The drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States.
  • Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs or other substances in Schedule III.
  • Included in Schedule IV are Darvon, Talwin, Equanil, Valium and Xanax.
Schedule V

  • The drug or other substance has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs or other substances in Schedule IV.
  • The drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States.
  • Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs or other substances in Schedule IV.
  • Over-the-counter cough medicines with codeine are classified in Schedule V.

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