Millions of people take prescription painkillers every day. Of these, the vast majority do so in moderation for legitimate ailments. Many, however, have fallen prey to the power of these narcotics. According to Fox News, doctors are often lax in their writing of prescriptions, and as a result, patients can easily fall into addictive cycles after doing little more than seeking pain relief. These and other factors account for a number of hidden risks associated with the use of prescription drugs.
It's easy to run afoul of Florida laws concerning prescription medications. Simply carrying a friend's prescription can lead to a felony drug charge if a police officer stops and searches you.