News from Dr. Tennant! – Discussion – Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation Support Community – Inspire

http://www.inspire.com/groups/ehlers-danlos-national-foundation/discussion/news-from-dr-tennant/

Dr. Tennat said that a large portion of Marfan's and EDS patients have abnormalities in Cytochrome P450 enzymes, which are necessary enzymes to make opioids work. This abnormality causes many patients to require higher than usual amounts of opioids for pain control. He will be publishing the study in Practical Pain Management in August, but wanted us here to have the information now.

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