Opioid prescription regimen for short term medical conditions U.S. 2015

Opioid prescription regimen for select short-term medical conditions in U.S. in 2015

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Aug 3, 2017
Opioid prescription regimen for short term medical conditions U.S. 2015 This statistic describes the opioid prescription regimen for selected short-term medical conditions in the U.S. in 2015. In 63 percent of all cases of appendicitis among members opioid prescriptions were filled. Of these, 93 percent were filled for less than 45 days.
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Opioid prescription regimen for select short-term medical conditions in U.S. in 2015

Rate of prescriptions filledLess than 45 daysMore than 45 daysPercent who received a high dose
Appendicitis63%93%7%1%
Kidney stones46%82%18%2%
Dental disease and other oral disorders32%83%17%1%
Gall bladder inflammation and stones46%85%15%2%
Rate of prescriptions filledLess than 45 daysMore than 45 daysPercent who received a high dose
Appendicitis63%93%7%1%
Kidney stones46%82%18%2%
Dental disease and other oral disorders32%83%17%1%
Gall bladder inflammation and stones46%85%15%2%
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by Matej Mikulic, last edited Aug 3, 2017
This statistic describes the opioid prescription regimen for selected short-term medical conditions in the U.S. in 2015. In 63 percent of all cases of appendicitis among members opioid prescriptions were filled. Of these, 93 percent were filled for less than 45 days.
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