Local Oversight of Prescription Medications Is Far More Focused Than State, Federal Controls

Sep 26, 2011 Full story: Noozhawk

Related links are below.] Prescribing controlled substances is a highly regulated process, especially as abuse and addiction become more prevalent, but oversight is fractured between agencies with the burden falling on local health-care providers.

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T K Lawson RPhT

San Jose, CA

#1 Sep 28, 2011
Local control is always the best determinant. Safeguards are too cumbersome. Drug addiction, physically is the way of those who imbibe in tobacco, ETOH and taking a drug with a likelihood to initiate the Rx's in such a way inapproiate or abuse that is harmful to anyone associated without a ethical. way and with the proper protocol to the well being of all concerned.
T K Lawson RPhT

San Jose, CA

#2 Sep 29, 2011
Of those on jail/ prison medical treatment is not given any serious mention
TK Lawson Pharm Tech

Fresno, CA

#3 Sep 29, 2011
I find some rules are meant to ignore. I'm almost 60, but resent a 19 Yr old kid saying, Oh, you will have to stand over there. or not today,tomorrow,cause the Co won't pay for you to get the meds a day early.-OK, I'll pay cash instead because you are closed tomorrow and I prefer not to drive another 12 miles for allowing me to have less next month as you aren't open. Oh- can you pronounce trimethaprim/sulfamethathoxazo le?Please tell me what he Mgr. says as I grow frustrated that your system is ineffective,superfluous,caprec ious,over regulated... BLAH, BLAH..AD NEAUASEUM

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