Calculating Total Daily Dose of Opioids for Safer Dosage: Opioid MME Conversion Chart

Resource Type: Tool
Organization/Source: CDC
Tags: Provider Education, Safe Prescribing

Calculating the total daily dose of opioids helps identify patients who may benefit from closer monitoring, reduction or tapering of opioids, prescribing of naloxone, or other measures to reduce risk of overdose. This tool helps health care providers calculate the daily dosage of opiioids prescribed in morphine milligram equivalents (MMEs).


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