A number of prescription narcotics and other controlled substance medications are being monitored through the Narcotics Strategy.
Prescription narcotics are drugs commonly prescribed to relieve moderate to severe pain. A couple examples of common narcotic medications include:
Controlled substances are drugs listed under Canada’s Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. A few examples of controlled substance medications include:
Here is a list of common medications being monitored under the strategy.
|Brand Name||Generic Name|
|tylenol no.3||acetaminophen compound with codeine|
|percocet||oxycodone hcl & acetaminophen|
|statex, ms contin||morphine sulfate|
|codeine, codeine contin||codeine sulfate|
|duragesic patch||fentanyl transdermal system|
|fiorinal||acetylsalicylic acid & butalbital & caffeine|
|suboxone||buprenorphine & naloxone|
|ralivia, ultram, zytram, tridural||tramadol|
|ritalin, concerta||methylphenidate hcl|
|adderall xr||amphetamine salts|
The complete list of monitored drugs includes:
Please speak with your doctor, dentist or pharmacist to see if any drugs you are currently taking are on the list.
Note: The medication lists provided here may change and will be updated from time to time.
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