205 Uncontrolled: Drugs of Abuse Among the Correctional Population

The potential for abuse of controlled substances such as narcotics is well documented, and clinicians are usually aware of their abuse potential. However, most of the drugs being abused in correctional facilities are not controlled substances but uncontrolled medications such as antiemetics and antihistamines. It is essential to understand the abuse potentials of these medications, methods of abuse, and solutions that can mitigate diversion and abuse.