The CDC Opioid Prescribing Guideline Mobile Application (App) serves as a quick reference guide for healthcare professionals to help apply the recommendations of the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain in clinical practice. The tool is intended to educate providers about the prescription opioid overdose epidemic and to inform clinical decision-making related to initiation, titration, and dosage safety when prescribing opioids.

What’s New

Version 1.1.1

New resources, application settings, compatibility updates and more.

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

G MD ,

R Michael Green,MD

Please add tramadol to MME calculator! As you know it is now a controlled med

ccrenter ,

Pharmacist use: I love it!

I am a pharmacist and I’ve been using this app everyday in my practice to determine the correct therapy of opioid use. Both patients and providers need a lot of advice. This app helps empower me to give them the correct information.

jonkimchi ,

Exactly what Prescribers Need

This app is designed perfectly to help make prescribers make informed decisions on patient pain management. It fits the meat of the guideline into a pocket-sized resource that allows clinicians to make decisions TOGETHER with the patient. The features are great (MME calculator), and it's easy to use.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
15.3 MB

Requires iOS 9.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Frequent/Intense Medical/Treatment Information
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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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