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National Community Pharmacists Association Backs U.S. House of Reps in Bill to Reduce Rx Drug Abuse; Suncoast Rehab Encourages Strict Drug Monitoring
Date:9/3/2014

o will misuse it, while still being flexible enough to tend to the growing number of those who legitimately need the medication to alleviate pain.”

Strickling maintains the importance of developing and enforcing effective prescription drug monitoring programs. When working with robust electronic databases, improper prescribing behaviors and people with high risk of abuse can be identified at a much more accurate rate. (4)

Suncoast backs the NCPA in all of their following suggestions to reduce prescription drug abuse: (3)

?    Enforce prescriber education
State medical licensing boards should make continuing education of pain management a requirement of licensures or license renewals.

?    Simpler verification methods
Methods should be put in place that makes it easier for a pharmacist to verify whether a prescriber registration is still valid, because at this time, this can be unclear to pharmacy staff.

?    Develop prescription drug monitoring programs
High-tech electronic databases will not only keep track of trends and high-risk individuals, they will detect improper prescribing behavior.

Suncoast also maintains the responsibility that patients hold in avoiding prescription drug abuse. Patients have a right to informed consent and should make sure of the following:

?    Ask your doctor about what each medication does and its side effects. Be sure to completely understand the drug’s effects in order to make an educated decision about the best course of action.

?    If you are taking a medication, only take your own prescription, not a friend’s or a family member’s.

?    Only take the recommended dosage of your medication.

?    Uncover and handle the source of the pain. Pain medication is not supposed to be taken as a permane
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