What you should know if your child is prescribed opioids for pain - Opioids, part 5
This two-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates parents and other caregivers about things they should know if their child is prescribed opioids for pain. It lists common side effects such as constipation, and clarifies that some side effects may require reducing or stopping the medication. It discusses the importance of teaching medicine safety to children, storing opioids safely, and knowing what to do in case of an overdose.
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.