Faux Xanax: Counterfeit drugs and your patients

Feb. 29, 2024
Your patients could be taking counterfeit drugs that you aren’t aware of—all of which can affect the dental treatment you choose to provide. That’s why asking the right questions can make all the difference.

Yes, dental professionals should be concerned about their patients taking counterfeit drugs. In this episode of Medical History Mysteries, we’ll look at the example of three recent hospitalizations triggered by counterfeit Xanax to illustrate why it's important to ask your patients the right questions, even if they're awkward. Doing so can prevent an emergency in your chair or other adverse outcomes. Find out why in this video.

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Editor’s note: This article first appeared in Clinical Insights newsletter, a publication of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group. Read more articles and subscribe.

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