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U.S. Opioid Prescriptions Are Declining

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Prescriptions for these addictive drugs have declined for patients with private insurance. Previous studies have pointed to a nationwide drop in prescribing rates. The new study included cancer patients as well as people with other chronic pain. For those who still received opioids, fewer people received extremely high doses or more than a one-week supply.
2 months ago·United States

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U.S. Opioid Prescriptions Are Declining

A new study found the downward trend in prescribing opioids also applied to cancer patients and people with other chronic pain.

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