The makers of OxyContin, pictured here in 80 mg pills, refer to doctors’ aversion to prescribing the highly addictive medication as “opiophobia”. Photo: TNS The makers of OxyContin, pictured here in 80 mg pills, refer to doctors’ aversion to prescribing the highly addictive medication as “opiophobia”. Photo: TNS
The makers of OxyContin, pictured here in 80 mg pills, refer to doctors’ aversion to prescribing the highly addictive medication as “opiophobia”. Photo: TNS

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The makers of OxyContin, pictured here in 80 mg pills, refer to doctors’ aversion to prescribing the highly addictive medication as “opiophobia”. Photo: TNS The makers of OxyContin, pictured here in 80 mg pills, refer to doctors’ aversion to prescribing the highly addictive medication as “opiophobia”. Photo: TNS
The makers of OxyContin, pictured here in 80 mg pills, refer to doctors’ aversion to prescribing the highly addictive medication as “opiophobia”. Photo: TNS
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