8 doctors weighed in:
Do you think it is ok to take prescription painkillers if your doctor will not per scribe them to you?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Walid Osta
Pain Management
5 doctors agree
In brief: NO
Narcotics are controlled substances.
The main reason is individual and public safety. These medications should only be taken under the direction of a physician. When you buy drugs off the street, the concern of the dealer is to make money and not your safety with resulting risk of overdosing and death. You may also be introduced to other illegal drugs of no medicinal value such Cocaine and heroin.

In brief: NO
Narcotics are controlled substances.
The main reason is individual and public safety. These medications should only be taken under the direction of a physician. When you buy drugs off the street, the concern of the dealer is to make money and not your safety with resulting risk of overdosing and death. You may also be introduced to other illegal drugs of no medicinal value such Cocaine and heroin.
Dr. Walid Osta
Dr. Walid Osta
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. Osta is correct. These medications can be dangerous if used by those they bare not intended for. They should only bu used is prescribed to YOU by a physician.
Dr. Paul Reynolds
Pain Management
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
That's illegal!

In brief: No
That's illegal!
Dr. Paul Reynolds
Dr. Paul Reynolds
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