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Pain Management

8 Dos and Don'ts for Opioid Safety

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DO always take opioids at the dosage and frequency prescribed by your doctor


DON'T drink alcohol or use other drugs when taking an opioid


DON'T break, crush, dissolve, chew or inject any opioid medication


DO always read the instructions that come with your medication


DON'T ever take an opioid pain reliever that is not prescribed for you


DO keep your opioid medications locked up in a safe place at all times


DON'T ever share your opioid medication with another person


DO be prepared for opioid emergencies


Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards

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Karen is the co-founder of the National Fibromyalgia Association. She writes for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Pain Management.