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Prescription Pills: A Silent Killer Among Us - The Hidden Dangers and Dire Consequences of Misuse

Prescription Pills: A Silent Killer Among Us – The Hidden Dangers and Dire Consequences of Misuse

Prescription pills, despite their benefits, have become a lethal problem due to misuse, leading to health issues, addiction, and death. Their potential for abuse has societal repercussions, including the opioid crisis, healthcare strain, and economic burden. As such, a multi-pronged approach is needed to combat this issue. Pharmacogenomics can help tailor medicine to individuals, reducing side effects and maximizing benefits. However, counterfeit drugs present a danger that the pharmaceutical industry and regulators must combat. Simultaneously, healthcare providers and patients need to contribute to education and awareness. Exploring alternative therapies can also help lessen prescription drug reliance. Although the task is challenging, through collective effort and commitment, we can combat prescription drug misuse.

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