The use of prescription opioids to manage pain has increased 10-fold over the past 20 years in the United States. Although opioids are indicated and effective in the management of certain types of acute pain and cancer pain, their role in treating chronic, non-cancer pain is not well established.
OpioidCalc - OpioidCalc is an iphone and Android app that helps providers identify patients’ risk for overdose by calculating total morphine milligram equivalents. Multiple types of opioid analgesics can be included in the total daily MME calculation. Daily MME ≥ 100, increasing risk for overdose, triggers an alert.
Download: Android or iOS
A similar version is available for Desktop.