Podcast: Let's talk about codeine and pain control for your patients

By Kevin Henry, DrBicuspid.com editor in chief

November 10, 2020 -- There are certainly plenty of options when it comes to helping your patients battle through pain after a procedure. That includes codeine, and Tom Viola, RPh, wants to make sure you are aware of some important points about this well-known option.

Viola joins the Dental Assistant Nation podcast, powered by IgniteDA, to discuss codeine and the positives and negatives of prescribing it for your patients.

On a personal note, codeine has never worked for me in terms of pain control. With that in mind, what would you do for me as a patient? Also, would you ask about such issues in your medical history update before my appointment? Viola and I talk about these questions and more in the podcast, which lasts just under 15 minutes.

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