Dr. Tom Brophy on the Elderly Becoming Addicted to Opioids

Robert Mangino
Tuesday, April 24th
Dr. Tom Brophy joined Robert Mangino to talk about how older Americans with Medicare drug coverage are prescribed opioids and then if they develop and addiction Medicare is not there for them.  Dr. Brophy told Mangino that if any person young or old takes an opioid for 30 days straight has a 36% chance of becoming an addict for the rest of their lives.