Opioid Tapering in Fibromyalgia Patients: Experience from an Interdisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation Program.

@article{Cunningham2016OpioidTI,
  title={Opioid Tapering in Fibromyalgia Patients: Experience from an Interdisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation Program.},
  author={Julie L Cunningham and Michele M Evans and Susan Marenda King and Jessica M Gehin and Larissa L. Loukianova},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={17 9},
  pages={1676-85}
}
OBJECTIVE Despite current guideline recommendations against the use of opioids for the treatment of fibromyalgia pain, opioid use is reported in approximately 30% of the patient population. There is a lack of information describing the process and results of tapering of chronic opioids. The purpose of this study is to describe opioid tapering and withdrawal… CONTINUE READING