Your healthcare record contains information about your opioid analgesic therapy. This includes information on:
- The medicine (active ingredient/s) and dose you have been prescribed
- The cause of the pain for which the opioid analgesic is prescribed
- How long to use them for
- The plan to review your opioid analgesic treatment
- The plan to reduce the opioid analgesic medication, to allow you to stop taking the medicine.
Information in your healthcare record can help different clinicians involved in your care to understand why an opioid analgesic has been prescribed and the plan for your care.