What May Appear As An Overdose Death May Be Due To Intractable Pain

Side Effects of Painkiller Overdose

Summary: Overdose-related deaths are rising in the US, despite the declining use of opioids. Some health experts have suggested that many deaths are wrongly attributed to overdose, though they are due to intractable pain. People living with intractable chronic pain are more likely to use opioids at higher dosages. However, pain flares may cause cardiac arrest, hypoglycemia, […]