Schedule X

Schedule X (Rule 23, 61, 75, 97 & 105A):

  • Amobarbital
  • Glutethimide
  • Pentobarbital
  • Ketamine hydrochloride
  • Amphetamine
  • Meprobamate
  • Phencyclidine
  • Barbital
  • Methamphetamine
  • Phenometrazine
  • Cyclobarbital
  • [***]
  • [***]
  • Dexamphetamine
  • Methylphenidate
  • Secobarbital
  • Ethclorvynol
  • Methylphenobarbital


1. Any stereoisometric form of the substance specified in this Schedule, any salt of the substance and preparation containing such substances are also covered by this Schedule.

2. Preparations containing the above substances are also covered by this Schedule.

Provided, however, preparations containing Meprobamate in combination with other drugs may be exempted by the Licensing Authority specified in clause (b) of rule 21, from the provisions of this Schedule, if satisfactory evidence is adduced that these preparations are not liable to be misused

Labelling Requirements:

If it contains a drug substance specified in Schedule X, be labeled with symbol XRx, which shall be in red and conspicuously displayed on the left top corner of the label and shall also be labeled with the following words in legible black coloured font size in completely red rectangular box:

SCHEDULE X PRESCRIPTION DRUG – WARNING To be sold by retail on the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner only.

For more detail refer Drug and Cosmetic Act


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