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Opioid Prescribing Hotline

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Are you an Ontario family doctor or nurse practitioner who prescribes opioids to help your patients with pain management?

Call the recently expanded Opioid Prescribing Hotline to speak to a drug information pharmacist who can answer your questions about opioid tapering, switching, interactions and withdrawal – in real-time.


Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information, contact

For non-urgent questions best answered by a physician specialist, try the Ontario eConsult Program or the Medical Mentoring for Addictions and Pain Network.


Tools to help manage your patients’ pain (including appropriate use of opioids) from partners across the province.


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