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Opioid medicines to carry new addiction warning labels

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This does not go far enough. There is no mention at all opiate-induced hyperalgesia. This may well be far more common than addiction is a indeed defeating the objective of the pain treatment by itself. We are also becoming aware that chronic opiate administration can increase the proportion of MOP/DOP neurons and that those changes are persistent.

Posted date

30 Apr 2019

Posted time

6:28pm

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