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Effect of pharmacist email alerts on concurrent prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines by prescribers and primary care managers: a randomized clinical trial.

Sacarny A, Safran E, Steffel M, et al. Effect of pharmacist email alerts on concurrent prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines by prescribers and primary care managers: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Health Forum. 2022;3(9):e223378. 10.1001/jamahealthforum.2022.3378

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October 26, 2022
Sacarny A, Safran E, Steffel M, et al. JAMA Health Forum. 2022;3(9):e223378.

Concurrent prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines can put patients at increased risk of overdose. This randomized study found that pharmacist email alerts to clinicians caring for patients recently co-prescribed opioids and benzodiazepines did not reduce concurrent prescribing of these medications.

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Sacarny A, Safran E, Steffel M, et al. Effect of pharmacist email alerts on concurrent prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines by prescribers and primary care managers: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Health Forum. 2022;3(9):e223378. 10.1001/jamahealthforum.2022.3378

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