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Opiods Do Not Improve Physical Functioning or Disability in Patients with Neuropathic Pain

Compared with the lower and high dose opioid groups, NeP (neuropathic pain) patients not taking opioids had statistically lower disability and higher physical functioning scores, after adjusting for disease severity. Compared with patients prescribed opioid therapy on an ongoing basis, NeP patients who were not prescribed had statistically lower disability and higher physical functioning scores, after adjusting for disease severity.

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