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Pain Advocates Urge Commentary on CDC’s Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Federal Register logoPain advocates urge patients to comment on the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) controversial Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain (Guidelines). Various pain advocacy groups have vocalized their concern that the current Guidelines will result in overly restrictive access to opioid medications for individuals with legitimate medical needs. While prescribers should have guidelines, such guidelines should be based on quality evidence and on input from prescribers who regularly treat patients with pain. You can read more here and here.

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