Prescription Medication and Growing Rates of Addiction

Prescription drug use can be no less harmful than illicit drugs.

Although millions of people are treated successfully with prescription medication there are those whom are unable to follow doctor’s orders to safely treat their illnesses.

As much attention as we pay to illicit drugs such as cocaine or heroin, the truth is prescription medications kill more people in this country than those illicit drugs combined. Perhaps it is a perception issue: “It came from a pharmacy, therefore, it must be safe.”

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