Problems with the use of oxycodone compound in patients with chronic pain.

@article{Maruta1981ProblemsWT,
  title={Problems with the use of oxycodone compound in patients with chronic pain.},
  author={Toshihiko Maruta and David W. Swanson},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1981},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={389-96}
}
In a pain management program (200 patients), a group of daily users of oxycodone compound (29 patients) and a subgroup who were taking a "high dose" of oxycodone compound (13 patients) were compared with a group of 171 non-users of oxycodone compound. A significantly lower treatment success rate was observed in the users (P = 0.04) and high-dose users (P… CONTINUE READING