What to do if you’re prescribed an opioid

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Opioid overdoses continue to be a serious problem, taking the lives of more than 72,000 Americans last year.

Dr. Michael Bailey, Medical Director of Optum San Diego joined Good Morning San Diego to discuss what people should ask their doctor when prescribed opioids.

National Drug Take Back Day is October 27th to find places to safely dispose of prescription drugs visit https://takebackday.dea.gov/.

Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Health