Ohio Saw Opioid Prescriptions Decrease In 2018

Ohio doctors are prescribing fewer opioids while pharmacists are dispensing fewer doses, according to a state report released Monday.

The total number of opioid doses dispensed in Ohio decreased by 41 percent since 2012, according to a new report by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy. Opioid prescriptions also decreased by 37 percent, with 4.6 million fewer prescriptions in 2018 than in 2012.

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