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Medication Multiplication

Opioids cause a variety of side effects that can spread across the body, which can in turn require more medication to treat these side effects. This can cause added concerns for patient safety due to excessive polypharmacy (concurrent use of multiple medications).

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For more content like this from Healthesystems visit their RxInformer clinical journal website.

Healthesystems is a leading provider of Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) & Ancillary Benefits Management programs for the workers' compensation industry.

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