Prescription and Illicit Drug Abuse

Frequently Asked Questions

12. Is it safe to take a friend’s prescription if we share the same medical condition?

No. It is not safe to use other people’s prescriptions or for them to use yours. Since you do not know all of the factors that went into a doctor’s decision to prescribe a certain medication for your friend, you cannot be sure that the type and dosage of the medication is right for you.