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Many Nonopioid Options Provide First-Line Tx for Pain

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines have changed much of the practice for managing people with chronic pain as it relates to the use of opioids. However, the guidelines strongly encourage nonopioid interventions as a start before using any kind of prescription opioids. Nonopioid Medications: Many nonopioid medications are available that are proven to help manage pain. These include NSAIDs, antidepressants and the serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inh more...
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