Midrin is now a Schedule IV controlled drug

Midrin is now a Schedule IV controlled drug...as are other products that contain the sedative dichloralphenazone.

Most pharmacists are surprised to learn that dichloralphenazone actually breaks down to chloral hydrate and phenazone.

Chloral hydrate is a C-IV controlled substance...and explains why there is concern about possible Midrin drug abuse.

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