Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a new post from “The RxProfessor” Mark Pew that examines the complexities of tapering polypharmacy regimens that include opioids. Mark starts with a piece on using a mix of alternative methods to help treat chronic pain while also reducing the use of opioids, and continues with another that looks at myths surrounding tapering opioid therapy, and tips on how to do it successfully. Read it now by clicking here!
Also in the news today is a new statement from the FDA on opioid analgesic labeling changes that are aimed at giving providers better information for how to properly taper patients who are physically dependent on opioids. Find out more by clicking here!