• By Joel Streed

When are opioids ok to take: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

November 9, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says sales of prescription painkillers have increased dramatically in recent years. Some people who receive these medications may misuse them, but others may truly need them. So the question is: When are opioids OK to take?

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. Mike Hooten talks about when it is appropriate to use opioid pain medication.

To listen, click the link below.

When are opioids ok to take