NYS considers prescribing short-term painkillers

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York lawmakers are considering new legislation to help fight the statewide opioid addiction crisis.

The new legislation would limit the amount of prescription opioid drugs patients can get at one time. Patients would only be able to get only five days worth of short term prescription painkillers.

If they need more medicine, they would have to visit the doctor again.What others are clicking on:

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