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Answer 1
  1. Explain that opioids have no ceiling dose. Fear of tolerance to the analgesic effect of opioids is a common concern for patients and health care providers but is not a factor that limits opioid effectiveness. Tolerance to opioid analgesic effect is overcome by increasing the dose or changing the opioid. Changing the route of administration of systemic opioids does not change tolerance or side effects.

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