Category Archives: Central Nervous System

Tapering Opioids – Tips from the I-WOTCH team

The BMJ has published a paper on tapering opioids from the team responsible for the I-WOTCH study and their collaborators. The paper includes the following tips and suggestions: Limit prescribing, which is unlikely to offer benefit—Avoid opioids for pain relief in people at high risk for opioid use disorder, such as those with an active or previous substance Continue Reading »

RDTC drug evaluations

Oxycodone/naloxone (Targinact) for the management of chronic pain Tapentadol (Palexia) for the management of chronic pain Other RDTC drug evaluations are available on the RDTC website.