On the Governance and Use of Prescription Drugs
Prescription drugs belong to the drug-grading system. This article first clarifies the definition of drugs, as well as the clarification of prescription drugs, and different types of over-the-counter drugs. In addition to toxic drugs controlled drugs are a special category of prescription drugs in terms of the management of prescription drugs due to their potential for addiction and abuse. Therefore, this article discusses the statutory control system of controlled drugs and drugs. Finally, through the comparison between the United States and Taiwan’s drug management system, the article proposes recommendations for the management of prescription drugs in order to promote the right to health and the safely use of drugs.