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Leftover Opioids Are a Common Dilemma for Surgery Patients

06:00 EDT 3 Aug 2017 | PharmPro

At least two-thirds of patients participating in a study reported having leftover opioids after surgery, leaving more than half the prescribed pills unused. Most stopped taking the drugs because their pain had subsided.
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