Prescription Drug Monitoring: Resources
Drug Enforcement Administration Diversion Control Program
The program is responsible for addressing the diversion of controlled pharmaceuticals and the diversion of controlled chemicals.
Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
The Center promotes and protects the health of Americans by assuring that all prescription and over-the-counter drugs are safe and effective.
Synthetic Drugs Fact Sheet Office of National Drug Control Policy
This provides an overview and history of synthetic marijuana (often known as “K2” or “Spice”) and bath sales products.
Non-Medical Use and Abuse: Prescription-Type and Over the Counter Drugs
This section of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Web site highlights its reports and resources focusing on prescription drug abuse.
Prescription Drug Abuse
This section of ONDCP's TheAntiDrug Web site provides information about and links to resources concerning the abuse of prescription drugs and the prevention of such abuse.
Prescription Fraud (PDF)
This guide from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services describes the problem of prescription fraud and reviews responses to the problem.
This section of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Web site provides basic information on prescription drugs and links to numerous reports and Web based resources on prescription drug abuse.
Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs (PDF)
Presents direction on how to dispose of unused prescription drugs.
Selected Prescription Drugs with Potential for Abuse (PDF)
Provides a chart of information detailing individual prescription drugs along with their street names, DEA scheduling and health effects.
Note: Quest Diagnostics Pain Management Services are not yet available in all areas.
Contact a Sales Representative to learn if the program is available in your state.