Opioids

US could loosen some restrictions on prescribing opioids

US could loosen some restrictions on prescribing opioids

The US could see loosened guidance around prescribing opioids, as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) considers relaxing some of its guidelines in a move that could signal a new direction for managing chronic pain. The CDC last Thursday released proposed changes to its guidance on prescribing opioids, rolling back limits on…