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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section G.04.001 from 2012-11-21 to 2019-12-08:

  •  (1) In this section,


    administer includes to prescribe, sell or provide; (administrer)

    designated drug

    designated drug means any of the following controlled drugs:

    • (a) amphetamine and its salts,

    • (b) benzphetamine and its salts,

    • (c) methamphetamine and its salts,

    • (d) phenmetrazine and its salts, or

    • (e) phendimetrazine and its salts. (drogue désignée)

  • (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4) and to an exemption granted under section 56 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with respect to the administration of the controlled drug specified in the exemption, no practitioner shall administer a controlled drug to any person or animal.

  • (3) A practitioner may administer a controlled drug, other than a designated drug, to a person or to an animal, if

    • (a) that person or animal is a patient under his professional treatment; and

    • (b) the controlled drug is required for the condition for which the patient is receiving treatment.

  • (4) A practitioner of medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine or a nurse practitioner may administer a designated drug to an animal or a person who is a patient under their professional treatment if the designated drug is for the treatment of any of the following conditions:

    • (a) in humans

      • (i) narcolepsy,

      • (ii) hyperkinetic disorders in children,

      • (iii) [Repealed, SOR/2012-230, s. 12]

      • (iv) epilepsy,

      • (v) parkinsonism, or

      • (vi) hypotensive states associated with anesthesia; or

    • (b) in animals, depression of cardiac and respiratory centres.

  • SOR/99-125, s. 4
  • SOR/2004-238, s. 23
  • SOR/2012-230, s. 12

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