to the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry
Our mission is to
protect the public by regulating the professions of dentistry
hygiene in Louisiana in accordance with the Dental Practice Act.
CHANGES TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES REGULATIONS
There have recently been changes to controlled substances regulations both in Louisiana and on the federal level.
Act 397 of the 2014 Legislature
Effective August 1, in Louisiana, carisoprodol (Soma, Acipodal, Carisol, Carisoma), which had previously been a Schedule IV drug, has been placed in Schedule II.
DEA Scheduling Action
As of August 18, tramadol (Ultram, Ultracet, Mydol, etc.) is now controlled and has been placed in Schedule IV. Every DEA registrant currently in possession of tramadol must take an inventory of it in accordance with DEA regulations. If you do not wish to handle controlled substanaces, you must surrender it according to 21 CFR §1307.21 or transfer it to a DEA registrant.
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