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Our other prescription drug problem.

Lembke A, Papac J, Humphreys K. Our Other Prescription Drug Problem. N Engl J Med. 2018;378(8):693-695. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1715050.

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March 14, 2018
Lembke A, Papac J, Humphreys K. N Engl J Med. 2018;378:693-695.

Unintended consequences can emerge when targeted strategies divert attention from concurrent safety concerns. This editorial recommends that lessons learned during efforts to improve opioid prescribing should be employed to reduce the potential for overprescription and misuse of benzodiazepines.

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Lembke A, Papac J, Humphreys K. Our Other Prescription Drug Problem. N Engl J Med. 2018;378(8):693-695. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1715050.