By: Joni Carroll, Pharm. D.
Prescription drug deaths from opioid pain medications are on the rise in Pennsylvania and in Indiana County. Patients who are on opioid pain medications may be at risk of accidental overdose, even if they take their medications exactly as prescribed. The pharmacists at Gatti Pharmacy want to ensure that all of our patients have safety precautions in place while taking pain medications.
Here is what you need to know about opioids:
Joni is a pharmacist practice development fellow here at Gatti Pharmacy as one of her practice sites through Pitt Pharmacy. To learn more about Joni, read about her on our About page.
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