Immediate Release Opioids (Systemic)

Immediate Release Opioids (Systemic)

PEP Topic 
Dyspnea
Description 

Opioids are narcotic analgesics. Immediate-release opioids, which are fast-acting, have been evaluated for relief of dyspnea in patients with cancer and other palliative care patients with dyspnea symptoms.

Recommended for Practice

Research Evidence Summaries

Systematic Review/Meta-Analysis

Guideline/Expert Opinion


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