Therapy switching in patients receiving long-acting opioids.

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BACKGROUND Patterns of therapy switching in patients receiving long-acting opioids have not been well documented. OBJECTIVE To compare therapy switching among patients beginning treatment with controlled-release (CR) oxycodone, transdermal fentanyl, or CR morphine sulfate. METHODS Using a US healthcare claims database, we identified patients beginning… (More)

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@article{Berger2004TherapySI, title={Therapy switching in patients receiving long-acting opioids.}, author={Ariel Berger and Deborah L. Hoffman and Seth Goodman and Thomas E Delea and Raafat Seifeldin and Gerry Oster}, journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy}, year={2004}, volume={38 7-8}, pages={1324-5; author reply 1325} }