Is It OK to Save Your Pain Meds? Chuck's Glad He Did

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WGY's Chuck Custer has a long history of back problems and recently he went to the dentist for some basic oral surgery, for which he was prescribed a small amount of Oxycodone for pain.

Chuck saved some of the medicine, which came in clutch when he pulled his back this week.

With the opioid crisis, much has been made of disposing opioid pain killers and removing them from your home.

Is it OK to save some of your pills just in case you end up needing them? Chuck says "yes," Kelly says "no, if you need pain medication; a doctor can prescribe you more."

What do you think? Listen below to hear Chuck and Kelly's conversation.

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