Pharmacists will play an even bigger role in preventing the misuse and abuse of opioids and other controlled drugs

Pharmacists will play an even bigger role in preventing the misuse and abuse of opioids and other controlled drugs.

Twenty years ago, prescribers were told to treat pain more aggressively. Now we're seeing the downsides of more opioid use.

Use these tips to balance treating legitimate patients with preventing abuse...and follow your pharmacy's policies for guidance.

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