PPP045 - Why Tramadol sucks (and also Codeine) with Dr Dave Juurlink
Dan is joined by eminent physician, pharmacologist and former pharmacist Prof Dave Juurlink from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
We talk about:
- Why Tramadol is a bad choice of analgesia
- Why Codeine upscheduling is a good idea for Canada and Australia
- How scheduling impacts medication choice
- How a 100-word "paper" in NEJM contributed to the opioid epidemic