how to safely switch opioid analgesics

You'll hear debate about how to safely switch opioid analgesics.

Everyone knows why opioid switches are so common...to meet formulary requirements...to change the route of administration...or to find an opioid that's better tolerated or more effective.

We've all been taught to use opioid equianalgesic charts to find comparable doses. But these can do more harm than good.

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