Home > Health Library > Medical History for Drug Use
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
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:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerPeter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
Current as ofFebruary 24, 2016
Current as of:
February 24, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2016 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Feeling under the weather?
Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.
I Want To...
Join Our Social Network