Pain Medicine News – SAMSHA Updates Opioid Toolkit to Include Naloxone Recommendations

The federal government is now recommending that chronic pain patients taking high doses of extended-release/long-acting opioids also be prescribed naloxone to prevent overdose.

via Pain Medicine News – SAMSHA Updates Opioid Toolkit to Include Naloxone Recommendations.

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