Controlled drugs: recording, using, storing and disposing

Vets, Pharmacists and anyone involved in prescribing, supplying, keeping records of, storing, disposing or destroying veterinary medicines that contain controlled drugs (CDs) must comply with the law on the misuse of drugs and veterinary medicines.

There are general requirements for working with controlled drugs in addition to those in the Veterinary Medicines Regulations (VMR)

Further information on the Controlled Drugs Register, recording use and wastage of multi-dose preparations, disposal of controlled drugs, controlled drug liaison officers (CDLOs), independent veterinary surgeons and waste management exemptions click here.