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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.

More information

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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