July 2, 2019

Direct providership by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

Andrew Saxon, MD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, and Director, Center of Excellence in Substance Addiction, Treatment, and Education, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle WA

Begin the Course

Module Description: This module reviews the following key data points which are important to primary care physicians: 1) the current epidemiologic data on drug-drug interactions between opioids and other medications, 2) possible explanations for increases in drug-drug interactions, 3) physiological and pharmacokinetic basis for adverse drug interactions, and 4) strategies for reducing risk for adverse drug interactions.