Complexities of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia Poorly Understood

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD — Opioid-induced hyperalgesia is among the most pressing concerns in the national discussion of opioid addiction, underscored by the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) call for clinical trials to better understand the risks, but the issue is mired in more complexities and confusion than many may even realize, an expert says.

Norman Harden, MD, from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Northwestern University in Illinois, presented a very popular talk on the issue at the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) 31st Annual Meeting. Read more.*

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