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CDC Opioid Prescribing Recommendations

These are the recommended practices from the CDC for prescribing opioids for the treatment of chronic pain in the clinical setting. These recommendations are not intended for the use of opioids in treating active cancer, palliative care or end of life care.

By following these recommendations, you and your health care team may reduce risks associated with long-term opioid therapy.

Click here to download the recommendations.