Calloway Labs Data Reveals Alarming Rate of Prescription Drug Abuse

Published: Jun 20, 2012

WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calloway Labs, a toxicology lab that performs Urine Drug Testing to ensure patient compliance with prescribed pain medications and with drug rehabilitation, is today reporting that, according to the drug screens that the company has run in the six month period between October 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012, a startling 52 percent of the tests indicate that patients were not compliant with the medication regime prescribed by their physician either because they did not take the medication that was prescribed, they took medication they were not prescribed, or because they are taking illegal drugs like cocaine or heroin (or in some instances a combination of the three factors).

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