The Risk of Ischemic Cardio- and Cerebrovascular Events Associated with Oxycodone-Naloxone and Other Extended-Release High-Potency Opioids: A Nested Case-Control Study.


INTRODUCTION In Germany, an extended-release (ER) combination of the high-potency opioid (HPO) oxycodone and the antagonist naloxone was approved in 2006. In recent years, the cardio- and cerebrovascular safety of opioid antagonists and of opioids themselves has been discussed. OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to estimate the risk of major… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s40264-017-0511-8


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