Patient Counseling Guide

What is the Patient Counseling Guide?

The Patient Counseling Guide on Opioid Analgesics is a tool unique to this REMS designed to facilitate important discussions with your patients for whom you select an opioid analgesic. The Patient Counseling Guide should be provided to and reviewed with the patient and/or their caregiver at the time of prescribing. It contains important safety information about the drug products subject to this REMS program and includes space for you to write additional information to help your patients use their opioid analgesic safely.

How can I obtain copies of the Patient Counseling Guide?

Printed copies of the Patient Counseling Guide (English) can be ordered either through an on-line order or via fax. Detailed instructions for both methods of ordering printed copies of the Patient Counseling Guide (English) can be found in the Patient Counseling Guide Order Form, and an electronic version of the Patient Counseling Guide (English and Spanish) is also available for download.