Chapter 1: Medication types and uses


Dispelling the myths about opioids

The last year and a half were comfort care.

Unfortunately, there are many myths and misunderstandings about opioids, which continue to be a barrier to adequate pain control for people. Each of the boxes below contains a concern or a common myth about opioids and then a related fact about it to help dispel the myth. 

Dispelling the myths about opioids