CDC Guidelines on Opioid Pain Killer Use

Resource CDC Guidelines on Opioid Pain Killer Use

Cort

Founder of Health Rising and Phoenix Rising
Staff member
Cort submitted a new resource:

CDC Guidelines for Opioid Pain-Killer Use - Voluntary guidelines aimed at primary care physicians

Under construction

The new CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain came down strongly against the use of opioids for chronic pain while acknowledging that few good studies had assessed how effective opioids actually are treating long term pain.

Huge Research Hole

That's an incredible admission given that the CDC estimates that 10 million Americans spend 9 billion dollars a year on opioid pain...
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Dee VanDine

Member
thanks for putting this report together, cort! i tried to read through the CDC's findings, but had trouble wading through it.

i'm frustrated with the part where they state that opioids don't relief chronic pain. i take 60 mg of methadone per day and that's exactly what they do! i do not get high from them and am in no way an addict. just want to scream!
 

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