NCLEX : Controlled Substances

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Controlled Substances

Which of the following is considered a schedule II drug?

Possible Answers:

Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)

Alprazolam

Ibuprofen

Acetominophen

Oxycodone/acetaminophen

Correct answer:

Oxycodone/acetaminophen

Explanation:

Schedule II drugs are monitored drugs that have an accepted medical use and are highly addictive (both physically and psychologically). Schedule II drugs include oxycodone/acetaminophen, fentanyl, and hydromorphone.

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