In an Internet survey of patients with persistent pain, 97% currently using opioids for their pain reported either a physical or social hardship as a direct result of their pain.… [ Get More Details ]
An Internet survey found than 31% of patients with persistent pain supplement their prescription medications with over-the-counter medications.
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71% of patients with persistent pain taking opioids for their pain have seen a health care professional in the past month. 1 in 4 have seen a health care… [ Get More Details ]
The estimated annual cost of persistent pain of $560 to $635 billion includes health care costs ($261 to $300 billion) and lost productivity ($299 to $335 billion). However, these… [ Get More Details ]