6% Of Consumers Still Fill Opioid Prescriptions 3 To 6 Months After Surgery

News | May 15, 2017

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Data from nationwide insurance claims between 2013 and 2014 determined that 6% of adult consumers aged 18 to 64 years without opioid use in the year prior to surgery were still filling opioid prescriptions up to six months after their surgery. About 5.9% of consumers filled opioid prescriptions for up to six months after a…

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