Review the current opioid prescribing guidelines on the safe and effective use of opioids in the treatment of pain. These guidelines were developed and adopted by PA Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices Task Force, comprised of various state agencies, representatives from medical associations, provider advocates, and community members.
Stay up-to-date on Pennsylvania’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). PDMP collects information on all filled prescriptions for controlled substances. This information helps health care providers safely prescribe controlled substances and helps patients get the treatment they need.
Physicians can use this resource for co-prescribing naloxone to patients at risk of an overdose.