3. Underpinning Knowledge - Legislation and Professional Issues

3.6.2Classification

The 2001 Regulations classify CDs into five Schedules according to the different levels of control attributed to each:

  • Schedule 1 (CD Lic POM)
  • Schedule 2 (CD POM)
  • Schedule 3 (CD No Register POM)
  • Schedule 4 (CD Benz POM and CD Anab POM)
  • Schedule 5 (CD INV P and CD INV POM).

The BNF includes CD classification information for Schedule 1 to 4 medicines within the monograph.