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Research & Reviews  1,065 results

Opioids for headache?
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/249148/headache-migraine/opioids-headache
Jim Kling

Nov 29th, 2021 - The use of opiates in the treatment of headache has a controversial history, and it remains a matter of debate today. Some believe that the medications, though risky, can be a useful tool in the neurologist’s treatment arsenal, while others argue.

Certain opioids hold promise for treating itch
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/249110/medical-dermatology/certain-opioids-hold-promise-treating-itch
Doug Brunk

Nov 24th, 2021 - Certain opioids are proving to be effective in treating a variety of itch conditions, according to Brian S. Kim, MD.

μ-opioid receptor availability is associated with sex drive in human males.
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Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience; Nummenmaa L, Jern P et. al.

Nov 24th, 2021 - The endogenous mu-opioid receptor (MOR) system modulates a multitude of social and reward-related functions, and exogenous opiates also influence sex drive in humans and animals. Sex drive shows substantial variation across humans, and it is possi...

Evaluation of the Efficacy of Intra-nasal Sufentanil for Analgesia of Vaso-occlusive Crisis in Sickle-cell Adults.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04076748

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Pain of VOC in sickle-cell patients seen in the emergency department (ED) is severe. Analgesia is a therapeutic emergency based on intravenous (IV) morphine titration. However, for technical reasons (patient flow in ED, difficult venous access) th...

Determination of Cross-Reactivity of Novel Psychoactive Substances with Drug Screen Imm...
https://doi.org/10.1093/jat/bkab110
Journal of Analytical Toxicology; Mastrovito R, Trail C et. al.

Nov 19th, 2021 - The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of 59 novel psychoactive compounds on common enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) testing kits. Concentrations above and below the individual kit reporting limits in each class were measured...

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Guidelines  1 results

No. 164-Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2018.08.015
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Jarrell JF, Vilos GA et. al.

Nov 27th, 2018 - To improve the understanding of chronic pelvic pain (CPP) and to provide evidence-based guidelines of value to primary care health professionals, general obstetricians and gynaecologists, and those who specialize in chronic pain. CPP is a common, ...

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Drugs  33 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  92 results

Evaluation of the Efficacy of Intra-nasal Sufentanil for Analgesia of Vaso-occlusive Crisis in Sickle-cell Adults.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04076748

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Pain of VOC in sickle-cell patients seen in the emergency department (ED) is severe. Analgesia is a therapeutic emergency based on intravenous (IV) morphine titration. However, for technical reasons (patient flow in ED, difficult venous access) th...

Evaluation of Initiation Time on the Efficacy of Gabapentin in Treating Neuropathic Pain in SCI
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04256603

Nov 15th, 2021 - Neuropathic pain is a common complaint in those with spinal cord injury (SCI) that has a significant negative effect on quality of life. This makes the treatment of neuropathic pain a priority in the SCI population. Efficacy of various treatments,...

Perioperative Dexamethasone Reduces Postoperative Pain and Nausea After Periacetabular Osteotomy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05120076

Nov 15th, 2021 - Bernese periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is a standard procedure with good mid and long-term results. Postoperative pain is a great concern and postoperative pain management of great importance. High demand for opiates and the associated side effect...

Connected Health to Decrease Opioid Use in Patients With Chronic Pain
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04013529

Oct 27th, 2021 - Chronic pain is a highly prevalent and costly condition in the US. An estimated 88.5 million adults suffer from daily pain, resulting in estimated cost of $500- 635 biJlion due to lost productivity, and $261-300 billion in health care expenditures...

Postoperative Pain Control in Septum and Sinus Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04149964

Oct 15th, 2021 - Pain control in the postoperative period following septum and/or sinus surgery is controversial, as there is no consensus statement regarding current guidelines to direct clinical practice. Recent legislation limits opioid prescription length to 5...

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News  223 results

Opioids for headache?
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/249148/headache-migraine/opioids-headache
Jim Kling

Nov 29th, 2021 - The use of opiates in the treatment of headache has a controversial history, and it remains a matter of debate today. Some believe that the medications, though risky, can be a useful tool in the neurologist’s treatment arsenal, while others argue.

Certain opioids hold promise for treating itch
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/249110/medical-dermatology/certain-opioids-hold-promise-treating-itch
Doug Brunk

Nov 24th, 2021 - Certain opioids are proving to be effective in treating a variety of itch conditions, according to Brian S. Kim, MD.

Drug-related Deaths Reach Record High
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/956035

Aug 5th, 2021 - Drug-related deaths in England, Wales, and Scotland reached a record high in 2020, according to the latest figures.   The Scottish data published by the National Records of Scotland showed 1339 drug-related deaths in 2020, a 5% rise over the previ...

Understanding the pathophysiology of medication overuse headache
https://www.mdedge.com/migraine-icymi/article/242061/understanding-pathophysiology-medication-overuse-headache
Alan M. Rapoport, MD

Jun 24th, 2021 - Last month’s column focused on medication overuse headache and pointed out an excellent review article by Sun-Edelstein and colleagues. Another fascinating topic also covered within that paper that warrants closer examination is pathogenesis.

Cross-Sectional Study Finds Chronic Skin Conditions Have Highest Opioid Prescribing Rates
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/953102

Jun 15th, 2021 - Opioids were prescribed most often for vitiligo, hemangioma, pemphigus, atopic dermatitis, and psoriasis, according to a study that used national ambulatory care data to evaluate pain medication use at dermatology visits. "Overall, opioid prescrib...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →