What to Ask Your Doctor When You are Prescribed an Opioid

Posted at 10:26 AM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 11:26:43-04

Many Americans have or have had a bottle of opioid Medication in their medicine cabinets, but few realize the potential dangers of getting one of these prescriptions filled. So what should you do if you are prescribed an opioid? What questions should you ask your doctor? Joining us with answers is David Calabrese, the Head of pharmacy for OptumRx and a member of the internal task force at UnitedHealth Group that is addressing the opioid crisis.