Long-term Opioid Use Common in Alzheimer’s Patients, But Not Excessive, Finnish Study Says

Long-term Opioid Use Common in Alzheimer’s Patients, But Not Excessive, Finnish Study Says
A study led by Finnish researchers found that long-term use of opioids, painkillers that can be addictive, is common among people in that country with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but at rates similar to people match by age, gender, and region of residence. The study, “Long-term use of opioids for non-malignant pain among community-dwelling persons with and without Alzheimer’s

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