Prescription drugs have become popular over time and negatively and a lot of attention is being paid here now. There are many reasons why prescription drugs require a lot of attention nowadays especially because of the misuse aspect that has been realized. There are many statistics to show these mainly for the past few years. What makes this even a bad situation is that young people are dying out of prescription drug abuse and this is an issue that needs to be addressed immediately. The biggest question that needs to be addressed, however, is who is responsible for such misuse of prescription drugs which are meant to help in relieving pain. Continue reading below on who is to blame for prescription drug misuse.
The most important thing to note is that no one is fully responsible for the misuse of prescription drugs especially now that a lot of blame is being put on these manufacturing company while everyone is responsible. The blame can only go to this company but also to the other drug dealers. The drug dealers and manufacturing companies need to be on the same page with the government to ensure that you supplying the drugs know what they are selling so that they can educate the patient.
The blame can also be put on the patient. One great mistake that every patient makes when it comes to prescription drugs, is purchasing from a licensed dealer or seller and that is very risky considering that you don’t know more about them. It is, therefore, the responsibility of every patient also to ensure that they purchase drugs from a licensed supplier otherwise it might be a big issue to deal with after the becomes an addiction. Also, it is necessary for every patient to follow prescription given especially if the of purchased from a licensed dealer. It is also there’ll of every patient ensure that the drug they are buying is of high quality and should always be in consultation with the doctor to avoid misguided information.
It is also upon the federal government to set up laws that limit the supply of different prescription drugs because that can also lead to too much supply of low-quality drugs that can lead to misuse because they are not effective enough. It is also important that the government set up policies that can help the citizens of the patients to understand different mechanisms that they can apply when it comes to purchasing prescription drugs and so on. People can stop misusing prescription drugs if they learn more about them, but also as they discover more about the prescription drugs, everyone else involved in this chain should be responsible enough.