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Avoid Opioids for Most Long-Term Pain

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Drugs
Article Type: Advice
Language: Lower Literacy, Plain English, Spanish
Format: HTML, PDF
Most recent update: 05/03/2016
Opioids have been in the news a lot lately. To help you make sense of them, we’ve gathered advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, doctors’ groups, and Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs. In this guide you can read what the experts say about using opioids.