Opioids: Not an Effective Stand-Alone Treatment for Chronic Pain Following Surgery
Patients need multimodal treatment options for their post-surgical chronic pain.
The Company states that in vivo tests have shown that the compound's pain suppressing efficacy is comparable to morphine.
The treatment is designed to deliver pain relief directly to the site of tissue injury, thereby potentially reducing the need for systemically administered pain medications.
Advanced practice providers were found to prescribe more opioids and in larger quantities compared with other physicians.