If You Need Help:
If you need substance abuse treatment, information, or crisis counseling, contact the Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center
toll-free line at

ODCP Mission

The mission of ODCP is to serve as a leader and a catalyst for improving the health and safety of all Iowans by promoting strategic approaches and collaboration to reduce drug use and related crime.

Pharmacist Questions

Contact Susie Sher at 515-725-0308 with any questions regarding the PTS.

PTS for Pharmacists

If your pharmacy sells ephedrine and/or pseudoephedrine over the counter, you will need to request access to the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) by visiting Please click on the appropriate state and complete the survey for an NPLEx account. Once your account has been verified, you will be contacted by Appriss, provider of NPLEx, to inform you of next steps.

Rules for Pharmacists:

Administrative rules for the PTS can be found in the Board of Pharmacy rules (657).
657 Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 10.32
657 Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 100

Contact Information for Pharmacists:

Contact Susie Sher at the Office of Drug Control Policy at 515-725-0308 with any questions regarding the NPLEx system.

For 24/7 support contact Appriss at 1-877-942-6384 or