Long-Term Effects of Opioid Withdrawal

By |2016-12-23T14:43:38-07:00January 28th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

One of the primary concerns with prescribing opioid medications to patients is the possibility of developing a dependence to the drugs. Opioid dependence is classified as a tolerance to the medication that requires the patient to take higher or more frequent doses to achieve the same level of pain relief. [...]