Understanding DEA Drugs Schedules

For a new pharmacy technician, DEA Schedules and their respective drugs can be confusing, but it’s important for you to understand them so that you understand why certain precautions are taken with each one in regard to refills, transfers, and where these medications are kept in the pharmacy. It is important for a pharmacy technician to understand that these rules and regulations can vary from state to state, and you should consult your pharmacist with any questions you may have regarding these.




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