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Prium Develops Program to Taper Drug Use of Chronic Pain Patients

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | 626 | 0 | 0 min read

Utilization review company Prium announced a new program that it says will develop a plan for tapering chronic pain patients off complex drug regimens. Chronic pain patients typically receive a mix of medications that can include opioids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, benzodiazepines, muscle-relaxants and anti-depressants, the company said. Weaning patients off multiple drugs is complicated because different protocols apply to the different medications. In July, Prium published a white paper reporting there are no clinical guidelines that address how to wean patients from multiple drugs...

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