Optimal Initial Length of Opioid Prescription

Basic Details
Date Posted
Friday, February 1, 2019
Medical Product
opioid analgesic

This report contains estimates of adequate initial prescription durations for opioid analgesics following 17 surgical procedures in the Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD). Data from October 5, 2009 to October 5, 2014 from 15 Data Partners contributing to the SDD were included in this report. As of this posting, this preliminary analysis is currently undergoing refinement in a new request.