Source: State Board of Pharmacy
Effective Monday, August 18, tramadol and products containing tramadol will be classified as Schedule IV controlled substances pursuant to a rule adopted by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).
This DEA rule takes effect prior to a recent Ohio State Board of Pharmacy rule that would have made tramadol a Schedule IV controlled substance effective Monday, September 1.
To assist with the implementation of this rule, the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy has developed a guidance document that can be accessed on its .
Get more information on the DEA’s tramadol rule.