Special consideration for pain management in patients with cancer.
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.
A preemptive pain management program involving OTC medications can help reduce the need for opioid prescriptions following certain surgeries.
The FDA Committees voted against recommending approval of Nektar Therapeutics' oxycodegol.
The opioid crisis continues to be one of the worst public health crises that the United States has ever seen.
Practical tips to help keep patients safe.
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.