Prescription Opioid Use and Misuse: 10 Myths or Facts

Steven A. King, MD, MS

Do you know myth from fact about recent patterns of US opioid prescribing? Find out with these 10 statements.

The CDC recently published a report on changes in national- and county-level opioid prescribing between 2006 and 2015.See if you know Myths from Facts about the ebb and flow of opioid use and misuse in the United States. Click through this slide challenge created by pain specialist Steven A. King, MD, MS. Image credits: Slide background: ©amasterphotographer/; Unicorn, ©Lifeking/; Green check:©MisterEMil/