Articles Written By: Steve Ariens, Pharmacist

This author has written 16 articles
When Equal Isn’t Really Equal

When Equal Isn’t Really Equal

By Steven R. Ariens, P.D. R.Ph. We are now starting the second year of the CDC opiate dosing guidelines being in place. We have seen…
Why Do My Medications Cost So Much?

Why Do My Medications Cost So Much?

By Steve Ariens, P.D. Pharmacist I started working in a local community pharmacy in the summer of 1967 as a pharmacy student. “Way back then”,…
Opiate Tolerance – FACT OR FICTION

Opiate Tolerance – FACT OR FICTION

By Steve Ariens, Ph.D. We often hear about chronic pain patients need to increase their dosage because of tolerance to their medication(s). Many of the…
Have “We the People” Lost Our Voice?

Have “We the People” Lost Our Voice?

Those in the chronic pain community are having to live with rules established during our country’s Prohibitionist Period in the early 1900's by Congress and…
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