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Government medicine regulator launches major opioids review to cut prescribing


"In the last 20 years, the pain clinics have encouraged the increasing use of opioids in the community, they have started the prescriptions and encouraged GPs to continue them" I totally agree. I have seen many patients inappropraiately prescribed morphine based medications for osteoarthritis and dubious conditions (ME,fibromyalgia for example). Its completely bonkers. Short term gain for long term pain.

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14 Feb 2019

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