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Widely Prescribed Opioid Drug Linked To Higher Hypoglycemia Risk

https://www.medicaldaily.com/opioid-drug-hypoglycemia-risk-441809 One of the five most popularly prescribed opioid analgesics in the United States for chronic pain conditions, tramadol, has proven to cause a tenfold risk of hypoglycemia in nondiabetic patients. There is a need to study the link of opioids to hypoglycemia since it indicates an early sign of diabetes, when blood sugar levels drop…