During your medical exam, your doctor may ask you questions about alcohol, cigarettes, and drug use.
Your doctor may begin by asking about legal and accepted drugs, such as tobacco and caffeine. He or she then may ask about alcohol and over-the-counter and prescription drugs. And then your doctor may ask you about illegal drugs.
Some questions might include:
Your doctor also may ask you how you feel about drug use:
Your doctor may ask questions about problems at work or with the law or loved ones. For example:
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