Childhood cancer survivors are at risk for long-term peripheral neuropathy, particularly when treated with cisplatin.
Pediatric Chemotherapy May Be Associated With Long-Term Peripheral Neuropathy
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Patients who transitioned to COT, which is defined as daily or near-daily use of opioids for at least 90 days, had total health care expenditures that were $4607 higher than those of patients who did not continue long-term opioid use.
Study: Chronic Opioid Use Linked to Increased Hospital Stays
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Morphine is a potent opioid analgesic used to alleviate moderate or severe pain. The repeated administration of morphine for long periods of time is, however, limited by its propensity to cause tolerance, which reduces antinociceptive efficacy, and by physical dependence, which leads to withdrawal symptoms on discontinuation of the drug. The clinical effectiveness of morphine […]