|CHN Health Matters|
|Written by by P. Michael Shattuck, CHN Family Physician|
|Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:03 AM|
Safe use of prescription medications
Over half of drug overdose deaths involve prescription medications. The majority of those are due to narcotic or opiate type pain medication. Another prescription medication class that is frequently misused is the class of sedatives known as benzodiazepines. This article will briefly discuss this commonly prescribed medication and then discuss some general issues regarding prescription medications.
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