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February 21, 2020
Patients receiving methadone treatment are at most risk of overdosing during the first 4 weeks of treatment initiation and following the end of treatment.
February 14, 2020
Special consideration for pain management in patients with cancer.
February 13, 2020
A UMass Memorial telehealth-based program connects patients with credentialed clinicians who can prescribe medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.
February 05, 2020
An Ohio law allowing pharmacists to dispense naloxone without a prescription was linked to a significant increase in naloxone dispensing rates, especially in low-employment areas.
January 23, 2020
Patients with chronic pain using medical cannabis reported less nighttime awakenings initially, but tolerance may build with frequent use.
A new CDC report found that benzodiazepines were prescribed at 27 annual physician visits per 100 adults from 2014 to 2016.
January 22, 2020
A preemptive pain management program involving OTC medications can help reduce the need for opioid prescriptions following certain surgeries.
January 16, 2020
The FDA Committees voted against recommending approval of Nektar Therapeutics' oxycodegol.
January 15, 2020
The opioid crisis continues to be one of the worst public health crises that the United States has ever seen.
January 13, 2020
A study evaluated the ability of untrained individuals to use different forms of naloxone administration.