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Research & Reviews  13 results

Houston Cocktail: Driving under influence of hydrocodone, alprazolam, and carisoprodol.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2021.110819
Forensic Science International; Lee D, Stout P et. al.

May 9th, 2021 - Concurrent use of opioids, benzodiazepines, and skeletal muscle relaxants potentiates the drug effect and respiratory depression via interactions of μ-opioid and GABAA receptors. In the early 2000s when abuse of prescription drugs began to spike, ...

Marijuana: Know the Rules in Your State
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/178864/pain/marijuana-know-rules-your-state/page/0/1

Nov 5th, 2018 - Perhaps most interesting, emerging data suggest that use and abuse of prescription drugs may be decreasing in states where medical cannabis is legal. 12 Two recent studies examining cannabis laws and prescription of opioids found that “medical cann.

Prevention of lethal opioid overdose in the community
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/prevention-of-lethal-opioid-overdose-in-the-community
Phillip Coffin

INTRODUCTION Drug overdose, principally due to opioids, is rising in many developed countries; in the United States, drug overdose has been the leading cause of injury-related death since 2009, with opioid overdose alone the leading cause in 2016 ...

Pain Control in the Presence of Drug Addiction.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11916-016-0561-0
Current Pain and Headache Reports; Vadivelu N, Lumermann L et. al.

Apr 14th, 2016 - Drug addiction is present in a significant proportion of the population in the USA and worldwide. Drug addiction can occur with the abuse of many types of substances including cocaine, marijuana, stimulants, alcohol, opioids, and tranquilizers. Th...

Variation among states in prescribing of opioid pain relievers and benzodiazepines--Uni...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsr.2014.09.001
Journal of Safety Research; Paulozzi LJ, Mack KA et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2014 - Overprescribing of opioid pain relievers (OPR) can result in multiple adverse health outcomes, including fatal overdoses. Interstate variation in rates of prescribing OPR and other prescription drugs prone to abuse, such as benzodiazepines, might ...

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News  6 results

Marijuana: Know the Rules in Your State
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/178864/pain/marijuana-know-rules-your-state/page/0/1

Nov 5th, 2018 - Perhaps most interesting, emerging data suggest that use and abuse of prescription drugs may be decreasing in states where medical cannabis is legal. 12 Two recent studies examining cannabis laws and prescription of opioids found that “medical cann.

Dentistry and the Opioid Epidemic
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/867751

Aug 26th, 2016 - Pain Relief and Dental Procedures In the United States, drug overdose is the leading cause of injury-related death. Mortality rates from drug overdose more than doubled during 1999-2013, from 6.0 per 100,000 population in 1999 to 13.8 in 2013.[1] ...

ACOG Expands Substance Abuse Guidelines
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/847164

Jun 29th, 2015 - New ethical guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) place a greater emphasis on substance abuse as a medical issue and a physician's responsibility. Committee Opinion 633, published on the ACOG website and in...

Sharp Rise in Admissions From Benzo/Pain Med Combinations
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/776829

Dec 28th, 2012 - Admissions to substance abuse treatment programs by patients using a combination of benzodiazepines (benzos) and pain relievers have risen drastically over the past decade, according to a new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Servi...

FDA Approves REMS for Extended-Release, Long-Acting Opioids
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/767099

Jul 9th, 2012 - July 9, 2012 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for extended-release (ER) and long-acting (LA) opioid analgesics in the treatment of moderate to severe chronic pain. The ce...

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