Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Do not routinely offer transdermal patch formulations as first-line maintenance treatment to patients in whom oral opioids are suitable.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Do not routinely offer transdermal patch formulations as first-line maintenance treatment to patients in whom oral opioids are suitable.
Interventions:
Transdermal patch formulations

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Opioids in palliative care (CG140)
Published date:
May 2012
Paragraph number:
1.1.9
Page number:
8

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