Today is the day that tramadol officially becomes a C-IV controlled substance. Are you in compliance?
We realize that many clinics have been treating tramadol as a controlled substance for some time, so many of you are already complying with the law. But if you aren’t, now is the day to start if you plan to stock and use tramadol in your clinic.
For additional details, see AVMA’s Veterinary Compliance with the DEA and the Controlled Substances Act (member login required) and the DEA Practitioner’s Manual.