Opioid Dose

Rapidly Increasing Opioid Dose Raises Risk for New-Onset Depression

Rapidly Increasing Opioid Dose Raises Risk for New-Onset Depression

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Rapid increases in prescription opioid dose may lead to higher rates of new-onset depression.

Could Higher Doses of Opioids be Detrimental to Patients?

Could Higher Doses of Opioids be Detrimental to Patients?

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Patients on higher doses of opioids tend to have worse pain, worse function, and higher healthcare utilization compared with patients on lower doses of opioids.

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