There are safe ways to use prescription drugs, but specific groups of Kansans may have a higher risk of misuse than others. While following safe medication practices is the best way to prevent misuse, understanding the prescription drugs you take, how they work and why they can be a risk is also important.
Healthcare professionals across Kansas prioritize patient safety by using K-TRACS, the state's prescription drug monitoring program. K-TRACS collects prescription drug data from pharmacies and allows pharmacists and healthcare providers to use that data to inform clinical decisions.
Checking K-TRACS helps healthcare providers and pharmacists: