Last Updated : May 24, 2023
There is uncertainty related to the prescribing of opioid analgesics to treat chronic pain in adult patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) or a history of OUD. Guidance is required on the optimal prescribing of opioid analgesics to ensure that patients are benefiting from treatment with minimal harm.
The objective of the review is to determine if opioid analgesics can be safely and effectively used in patients with chronic pain if they are receiving or have received opioid agonist therapy or they have a history of OUD
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