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Post-surgical opioids can prolong pain for more than three weeks, study shows

17:39 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | News-Medical.net

Giving opioids to animals to quell pain after surgery prolongs pain for more than three weeks and primes specialized immune cells in the spinal cord to be more reactive to pain, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder.

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