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THREAD: Bring it down safely! ↘️💊

1/6 6⃣tweets about our new TI Therapeutics Letter 134: Finding the lowest effective dose for non-opioid #analgesics

👉🏾 Full Letter: ti.ubc.ca/letter134

#MedEd #medsafety #prescribing #BetterPrescribing Image
2/6 Consistent evidence that minority of pts get clinically meaningful pain relief from any dose of:
✅#Cyclobenzaprine (at best 1/4)
✅#Duloxetine (at best 1/6)
✅#Gabapentin / #Pregabalin (at best 1/6)

👉🏾ti.ubc.ca/letter134

#MedEd #ptsafety #BetterPrescribing #prescribing Image
3/6 Gabapentin, pregabalin, duloxetine:

A 2021 Canadian systematic review found NNT (numbers needed to treat) of 6-7 for "clinically meaningful benefit" (defined as ≥30% reduction in pain or pain & function)

👉🏾ti.ubc.ca/letter134

#MedEd #BetterPrescribing #deprescribing Image
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Nice @FrontPediatrics paper providing guidance for docs and #pwME in the diagnosis and management of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome #MECFS

#MedEd #MedTwitter #chronicillness #chronicpain #SickNotTired
frontiersin.org/article/10.338…
2. #MECFS is commonly misdiagnosed as a #somatic disorder

#pwME "..have been humiliated or dismissed by other providers, so [doctors] will need to be.. nonjudgmental.. & acknowledge that #MECFS is not a #psychological condition but a real illness"

frontiersin.org/article/10.338…
3. #MECFS symptoms can be diverse, complex, fluctuate and overlap with many other conditions making the diagnosis difficult

This @FrontPediatrics paper lists 33 (!) co-morbidities commonly associated with #MECFS

#MedEd #MedTwitter #pwME #SickNotTired
frontiersin.org/article/10.338…
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