Are opiate painkillers overprescribed? | The Tylt

Are opiate painkillers overprescribed?

America is in the middle of an opiate epidemic, and painkillers are partly to blame. Investigations connect the use of opiates to treat chronic pain, to the opiate epidemic. However, for many patients who suffer from chronic pain, opiate-based painkillers are the only way they can function in life. What do you think? Vote!

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Are opiate painkillers overprescribed?
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#TooManyPainkillers

There are many signs that painkillers are overprescribed and overused. 

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Many people need painkillers to treat chronic pain. 

FINAL RESULTS
Culture
Are opiate painkillers overprescribed?
A festive crown for the winner
#TooManyPainkillers
#TreatThePain