Drugs CSA Schedules
Trade or Other Names
Medical Uses
Physical Dependence
Psychological Dependence
Tolerance
Duration (hours)
Usual Method
Narcotics    
Heroin Diacetylmorphine, Horse, Smack None in U.S., Analgesic, Antitussive
HIGH
HIGH
YES
3-6
Injected, sniffed, smoked
Morphine Duramorph, MS-Contin, Roxanol, Oramorph SR Analgesic
HIGH
HIGH
YES
3-6
Oral, smoked, injected
Codeine Tylenol, Empirin, Robitussin A-C, Florinal, APAP Analgesic, Antitussive
MODERATE
MODERATE
YES
3-6
Oral, injected
Hydrocodone Tussionex, Vicodin, Hycodan, Lorcet Analgesic, Antitussive
HIGH
HIGH
YES
3-6
Oral
Hydromorphone Dilaudid Analgesic
HIGH
HIGH
YES
3-6
Oral, injected
Oxycodone Percodan, Percocet, Tylox, Roxicet, Roxicodone Analgesic
HIGH
HIGH
YES
4-5
Oral
Methadone and LAAM Levonmethadyl Analgesic, Treatment of Dependence
HIGH
HIGH
YES
12-72
Oral, injected
Fentanyl and Analogs Innovar, Sublimaze, Alfenta, Sufenta, Duragesic Analgesic, Adjunct to Anesthesia, Anesthetic
HIGH
HIGH
YES
10-72
Injected, transdermal patch
Other Narcotics Percodan, Percocet, Tylox, Opium, Darvon, Talwin, Buprenorphine, Meperdine (Pethidine), Demorol Analgesic, Antidiarrheal
HIGH-LOW
HIGH-LOW
YES
Variable
Oral, injected
Depressants  
Chloral Hydrate Noctec, Somnos, Felsules Hypnotic
MODERATE
MODERATE
YES
5-8
Oral
Barbiturates Amytal, Florinal, Nembutal, Seconal, Tuinal, Phenobarbital, Pentobarbital Anesthetic, anticonvulsant, sedative, hypnotic, veterinary euthanasia agent
HIGH-MOD
HIGH-MOD
YES
1-16
Oral, injected
Benzodiazepines Ativan, Dalmane, Diazepam, Librium, Xanax, Serax, Valium, Tranxene, Verstran, Versed, Halcion, Paxipam, Restoril Antianxiety, sedative, anticonvulsant, hypnotic
LOW
LOW
YES
4-8
Oral, injected
Glutethimide Doriden Sedative, hypnotic
HIGH
MODERATE
YES
4-8
Oral
Other Depressants Equanil, Miltown, Noludar, Placidyl, Valmid, Methaqualone Antianxiety, Sedative, Hypnotic
MODERATE
MODERATE
YES
4-8
Oral
Stimulants  
Cocaine Coke, Flake, Snow, Crack Local anesthetic
POSSIBLE
HIGH
YES
1-2
Sniffed, smoked, injected
Amphetamine Biphetamine, Desoxyn, Dexedrine, Obetrol, Ice Attention deficit disorder, narcolepsy, weight control
POSSIBLE
HIGH
YES
2-4
Oral, injected, smoked
Methylphenidate Ritalin Attention deficit disorder, narcolepsy
POSSIBLE
HIGH
YES
2-4
Oral, injected
Other Stimulants Adipex, didrex, Ionamin, Melfiat, Plegine, Captagon, Sanorex, Tenuate, Tepanil, Prelu-2, Preludin Weight control
POSSIBLE
HIGH
YES
2-4
Oral, injected
Cannabis  
Marijuna Pot, Acapulco Gold, Grass, Reefer, Sinsemilla, Thai Sticks None
UNKNOWN
MODERATE
YES
2-4
Smoked, oral
Tetrahydrocannabinol THC, Marinol Antinauseant
UNKNOWN
MODERATE
YES
2-4
Smoked, oral
Hashish and Hashish-Oil Hash, Hash oil None
UNKNOWN
MODERATE
YES
2-4
Smoked, oral
Hallucinogens
LSD Acid, Microdot None
NONE
UNKNOWN
YES
8-12
Oral
Mescaline and Peyote Mescal, Buttons, Cactus None
NONE
UNKNOWN
YES
8-12
Oral
Amphetamine Variants 2, 5-DMA, STP, MDA, MDMA, Ecstasy, DOM, DOB None
UNKNOWN
UNKNOWN
YES
VARIABLE
Oral, injected
Phencyclidine and Analogs PCE, PCPy, TCP, PCP, Hog, Loveboat, Angel Dust None
UNKNOWN
HIGH
YES
DAYS
Oral, injected
Other Hallucinogens Bufotenine, Ibogaine, DMT, DET, Psilocybin, Psilocyn None
NONE
UNKNOWN
POSSIBLE
VARIABLE
Smoked, oral, injected, sniffed
Anabolic Steroids              
Testosterone Depo-Testosterone, Delatestryl Hypognadism
UNKNOWN
UNKNOWN
UNKNOWN
14 - 28 days
Injected
Nandrolone Nortestosterone, Durabolin, Deca-Durabolin, Deca Anemia, breast cancer
UNKNOWN
UNKNOWN
UNKNOWN
14 - 21 days
Injected
Oxymetholone Anadrol-50 Anemia
UNKNOWN
UNKNOWN
UNKNOWN
24
Oral
*U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration