It's reported that 91 people a day are being found dead, from an Opioid overdose.
A reported 500,000 have died mostly due to opioid overdoes from 2000 to 2015, President Trump this week declared it a national emergency.
Common side effects of opioid administration include sedation,
- physical dependence,
- tolerance, and respiratory depression.
Physical dependence and addiction are clinical concerns that may prevent proper prescribing and in turn inadequate pain management.