COPD

Opioid Use Increases Risk of Cardiac Events in Older Patients With COPD

Opioid Use Increases Risk of Cardiac Events in Older Patients With COPD

Incident opioid drug use is associated with elevated rates of ischemic heart disease-related morbidity and mortality among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Opioids Linked With Decreased Breathlessness in COPD

Opioids Linked With Decreased Breathlessness in COPD

Review of 16 studies shows no effect on exercise capacity; no adverse effects reported.

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