Opioid use is reduced in patients treated with NSAIDS
(American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine) Patients receiving a post-surgery prescription of ibuprofen with a rescue prescription of Percocet used less opioids than a group of similar patients who were prescribed just Percocet. The research was presented by a group from the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City today at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
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