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Prescription Drugs (Opioid Abuse)

Opioid pain medications—such as hydrocodone (Vicodin®, Lortab®, etc.) and oxycodone (OxyContin®, Percocet®, etc.)—have become a leading source of drug abuse among teens and young adults. As prescribers of these painkilling medications, dentists have a role to play in preventing their diversion, misuse, and abuse.

FAQ on New HPC Regulation.