What is one of the major risks of doctors overprescribing fentanyl patches? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

One of the risks is the drug is so powerful that it can disorient the patient. A patient may be told to apply a new patch every 72 hours. But a case happened in North Carolina where a 34 year old woman applied a second patch before 72 hours were up. She overdosed and died.