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Alleviating symptoms of withdrawal from an opioid.

Authors
  • Wakim, Judith H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pain and therapy
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2012
Volume
1
Issue
1
Pages
4–4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s40122-012-0004-5
PMID: 25134933
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Use of ondansetron along with tapering of the opioid was safe and effective in preventing further withdrawal symptoms. This case should stimulate research with a larger, more diverse population including those with both short-term and chronic opioid dependence.

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