Fla Psychiatrist prescribes 19,866 pills to woman patient in ONE YEAR!

  1. Pharmacies targeted after psychiatrist prescribes 19,866 pills to woman

    The Florida Department of Health has suspended the license of a West Palm psychiatrist who allegedly prescribed 19,866 pills over a one-year period to a 30-year-old woman who died in April of a drug overdose.

    South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Aug. 8, 2002

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  3. by   shygirl
    Wow Karen, They should nail him to the wall!
  4. by   sjoe
    She must have rattled a lot during that year.
  5. by   valk
    What about the patients role?

    She was taking an average of @54 pills a day!!!

    Is she not responsible for her own behavior?