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Use of Higher Dosage Strength Oral and Transmucosal Opioid Analgesics

    Basic Details
    Date Posted
    Medical Product
    higher dosage strength opioid analgesic
    lower dosage strength opioid analgesic
    opioid analgesic
    oral opioid analgesic
    transdermal opioid analgesic
    transmucosal opioid analgesic

    This analysis consists of two reports. Report 1 estimates background rates of higher dosage strength opioid analgesic users in the Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD). Report 2 calculates summary statistics on length of treatment episode among users of higher dosage strength opioid analgesics in the SDD. Data from January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2018 from 17 Data Partners contributing to the SDD were included in this request. This request was distributed to Data Partners on November 12, 2018.

    Additional Details
    FDA Center
    Time Period
    January 1, 2012 - June 30, 2018
    Analysis Type
    Population / Cohort
    All individuals
    Data Sources
    Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD)