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Why Pain Patients are Being Cut Off Their Meds

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In March, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.  The guidelines included recommendations on when to use opioids (rarely), when to discontinue them, dosage levels (including recommended maximum dosage) and suggestions for monitoring.  The guidelines were billed as voluntary.  The CDC says they don’t hold the force […]