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Parents Not Too Worried About Kids' Use of Pain Meds: Poll
Date:1/26/2013

iptions from more than one doctor.

"Recent estimates are that one in four high school seniors have ever used a narcotic pain medicine. However, parents may downplay the risks of narcotic pain medicine because they are prescribed by a doctor," Sarah Clark, associate director of the Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit at the University of Michigan and associate director of the National Poll on Children's Health, said in a university news release.

"However, people who misuse narcotic pain medicine are often using drugs prescribed to themselves, a friend or a relative. That 'safe' prescription may serve as a readily accessible supply of potentially lethal drugs for children or teens," Clark noted.

The findings suggest that Americans may not recognize the seriousness of the issue.

"This is a national problem and a growing problem. The results of this poll are a signal that parents may not be aware of the significant rates of misuse of narcotic pain medicine, which highlights the tremendous challenge of addressing this national problem," Clark said.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has more about prescription pain drug abuse.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: University of Michigan, news release, Jan. 23, 2013


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