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September 17, 2020
Pharmacists, nurses, and physicians work together to combat the overuse of powerful pain relievers.
September 09, 2020
Tramadol hydrochloride (Qdolo; Athena Bioscience) oral solution is indicated for use when pain is severe enough to require an opioid analgesic and for which alternative treatments are inadequate.
August 12, 2020
In a collaborative effort, the American Pharmacists Association and Walmart are offering free online training on opioid stewardship to all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
August 10, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis poses unique challenges for managing controlled substances in hospitals.
The opioid’s indication was based on several randomized controlled trials, where patients reported decreased pain.
August 06, 2020
The grants are part of the administration’s continuing focus on rural health initiatives.
July 27, 2020
Responding to growing interest by industry stakeholders, the agency has offered draft guidance outlining quality considerations and other practical recommendations for cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds.
Health care professionals should consider prescribing naloxone to patients taking prescribed opioids who are at increased risk of opioid overdose, according to the FDA.
July 24, 2020
Eighty-one percent of opioid abuse referrals to post-acute care facilities in Massachusetts were rejected, investigators found.
An inside look at the process from prescription to dispensing.
July 17, 2020
Once largely stigmatized, illicit substances are breaking into the field of pain management.
July 03, 2020
A new study found increased plaque buildup levels in women with HIV who also suffered from persistent depression and stress.
July 02, 2020
Research has found that women receive higher rates of opioid prescriptions than men; a new study identifies why that may be.
NACDS is urging the Drug Enforcement Administration to make electronic prescriptions for controlled substances mandatory.
May 30, 2020
A systematic review of medical cannabis and cannabinoid use in oncology care demonstrated varied results.
April 29, 2020
A recent study included interviews with pharmacists in rural Kentucky counties regarding pharmacy-level barriers to opioid use disorder treatment.
April 13, 2020
In 2010, nearly 43 million of adults living in the United States, or approximately 20%, took aspirin a minimum of 3 times per week for 3 months or more.
April 02, 2020
Obesity may contribute to incident long-term prescription opioid use due to underlying pain conditions.
March 09, 2020
Combating the opioid epidemic is a popular cause, and many organizations, government entities, and health care groups have responded.
March 05, 2020
Advil Dual Action, an ibuprofen and acetaminophen fixed-dose combination, has been approved as an OTC product for pain relief.