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At the time of your visit:
- Each patient’s history will be reviewed by the provider. When it is identified that a patient is already on a controlled substance or asks for a controlled substance
during the visit; the EFORCSE, Florida Prescription Drug Monitoring Program/tracking report will be pulled from the database and individually reviewed.
- A new patient with a history of a controlled substance will have their urine tested on the first appointment for a baseline drug screening. This will be reviewed with
the patient during their appointment.
- If it is decided by the provider to issue any Rx for a controlled substance on the next appointment, the patient will either be required to take a saliva drug swab or
a urine sample for analysis of compliance.
- State law now requires that a patient's urine is tested a minimum of eight times annually. This means that the testing can be done at any follow up appointment,
at the time of refill, or randomly,as deemed appropriate by the provider.
- During each follow up appointment, the patient on Schedule II or III medications must bring the bottle and any medication remaining to the visit.
- Random pill counts and urine drug screening may be done to monitor compliance; patients will have four hours from the time of notification to arrive at
the office with their medication.
- We are not a chronic pain management center, and as such, we will not dispense large amounts of pain medications. If you have chronic pain, you will be referred
to pain management.
- Patients will read and comply with non opioid pain management options included in OPIOID REMS.
- Refusal to complete any part of this policy can result in the cessation of the medications and/or termination from the practice.
The following was reviewed with the patient and agreed upon: