Tips to Avoid Opioid Addiction

Millions of people have an opioid use disorder. There are some key questions to ask your Doctor or Dentist when they prescribe you an Opioid such as Percocet and Vicodin.

1. Why do I need this medicine?

2. Are there other safer options that will address my pain?

3. Can we minimize my exposure?

4. What are my risks for addiction?

5. How does this medicine mix with other medicines I’m taking?

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This has been a public service message from United Health Group, and KRDE, The Ride 94.1.