A new study shows increases in the misuse of non-opioid medications among US adults coinciding with decreases in opioid prescribing.
Evidence-based framework is an urgent need, study says.
Strategies include nonpharmacologic therapies, nonopioid medications, and opioid rotation.
New and old non-opioid pain management solutions.
Don't let the prescriber's hostility stop you from doing the right thing. As the pharmacist, you're the Rx expert.
An overly aggressive government is making a tough job tougher, but the pharmacist's first ethical concern must be for the patient.
Asking whether hydrocodone should be rescheduled is only the beginning.
Will FDA classify hydrocodone as Schedule III, Schedule II, or somewhere in between?
A new bimonthly column from Ken Baker looks at ethical decision-making in pharmacy.