Opioid risk may outweigh benefits

September 29, 2014 10:15 PM

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Opioid risk may outweigh benefits

American Academy of Neurology releases new position statement

The American Academy of Neurology is encouraging anyone battling chronic pain from non-cancer conditions, like back pain or fibromyalgia, to avoid taking opioids, which include morphine, codeine, and oxycodone. AAN researchers say the risk of death, overdose, addiction, and side-effects far outweig...

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