Undoubtedly, doctors play an important role in our lives. By prescribing the right medicine for a medical condition, they fulfill their responsibility to ensure health and safety to their patients. However, a recent shocking episode in Florida is making many people doubt the safety of using medically prescribed drugs.
Johnny Clyde Benjamin, , Jr., M.D., an orthopedic surgeon practicing in Vero Beach, has been charged for possessing and distributing the controlled substance furanylfentanyl that caused the death of a young woman. Similar to fentanyl, a Schedule II prescription drug prescribed only by a certified medical practitioner, it causes the same effects on the central nervous system (CNS) of the body. Read more