Hypotestosterone and Long-Term Opioid Use

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Abstract

Questions from patients about pain conditions and analgesic pharmacotherapy and responses from authors are presented to help educate patients and make them more effective self-advocates. The effects of long-term opioid use on testosterone production, associated comorbidities, and medication-based and natural testosterone replacement therapies are considered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)328-329
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016

Keywords

  • chronic pain
  • hormone replacement therapy
  • hypotestosteronism
  • methadone
  • opioids
  • testosterone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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