The guideline provides recommendations for practice interventions and evaluations when using opioid therapy to treat chronic non-cancer pain. It is entirely evidence-based and uses clinical algorithms to optimize the use of opioid therapy.
Department of Veterans Affairs; Department of Defense
This Medication Guide provides basic information about Butrans, the prescription medicine used for the management of moderate to severe chronic pain in patients requiring an around-the-clock opioid analgesic for a long period of time.
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