Prescription Drug Abuse in Texas

8/15/2014, Presentation to Senate Health and Human Services Committee

file:///C:/Users/computer1/Downloads/SenateHHSPres-RXDrugAbuse.pdf

Prescribing Practices in Texas

• Texas is below the national average for prescribing opioids
• Texans prescribe fewer long-acting opioids and high-dose pain relievers than any other state
• Texas is below the national average for prescribing benzodiazepines

Reducing the Prevalence of Prescription Drug Abuse

*Opioid dosage and quantity prescribing limits for chronic non-cancer pain

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