The safety and care of our patients is our priority! Recent changes in state law (as well as our office guidelines and procedures) regarding controlled substances have been designed with your safety and attention in mind. The success of treatment depends on mutual trust and honesty in the doctor-patient relationship and full agreement and understanding of the risks and benefits of prescribed treatment. Medications can be used to improve your quality of life and reduce symptoms. Some drugs, known as controlled substances, are regulated by federal and/or national laws to control the risk of dependence, abuse, physical or mental harm, trafficking in illicit products and the dangers associated with the actions of those who used them. Such drugs may be considered illegal for over-the-counter use, but may be legally dispensed under a valid medical prescription. To get a prescription reload of a controlled substance for a chronic disease that we need to provide: Hello Tom, I answered directly among the comments I treated. There have been several. In other words, we have simply deleted lines that do not correspond to our comment policy: www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/about/comments-policy/ This is legal in many states and will not affect the prescriptions of controlled substances in this function. We prefer that you receive all prescriptions for substances controlled by a doctor, but if there is a circumstance in which you receive prescriptions from another supplier, you must indicate this in the controlled substances agreement. The purpose of this contract is to provide you with the requirements, risks and benefits for the ongoing treatment of controlled substances. I`m on the NC34. Let me just say that what Ms.

Roy has done with the North Carolina Medical Board is unwavering. While I am sorry for the grief she certainly feels, her ill-advised crusade against the legitimate Drs, who treat patients with legitimate chronic pain, has caused immeasurable anguish and pain. Dr. Kline`s patients are among the patients with chronic diseases in the country. Many Drs have never heard of our diseases, let alone how to treat them. We are palliative care patients who are in the care of Dr.