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Research & Reviews  1,345 results

Stigmatization of opioid addiction based on prescription, sex and age.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106469
Addictive Behaviors; Weeks C, Stenstrom DM

May 24th, 2020 - With opioid abuse becoming a nationwide epidemic, it is important to understand what is contributing to societal views of opioid dependence. Difference in stigmatization of drug users may exist between sexes, ages and type of drugs being used. Soc...

Trends and risk factors of adolescent opioid abuse/misuse: understanding the opioid epi...
https://doi.org/10.1515/ijamh-2018-0179
International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health; Spencer MR, Weathers S

May 11th, 2020 - Over the past decade, opioid abuse/misuse has grown from a local problem into a national crisis, causing the U.S. Health and Human Services (HSS) to declare a public health emergency. The number of those dying from opioid abuse has increased, espe...

Dopamine D3 receptor-based medication development for the treatment of opioid use disor...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7252042
Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews; Galaj E, Newman AH et. al.

May 7th, 2020 - Opioid abuse and related overdose deaths continue to rise in the United States, contributing to the current national opioid crisis. Although several opioid-based pharmacotherapies are available (e.g., methadone, buprenorphine, naloxone), they show...

Primum non nocere: Even a Small High is Still a High.
https://doi.org/10.1111/acem.14008
Academic Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Mazer-Amirshahi M, Motov S et. al.

May 6th, 2020 - One of the unresolved critical issues in opioid safety is defining the risk of developing a long-term opioid use syndrome, such as opioid abuse, opioid use disorder (e.g., addiction, dependence), or opioid-induced hyperalgesia. The existing risk a...

Advancing STOP: Self-regulation Therapy for Opioid Addiction and Pain
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03363243

Apr 14th, 2020 - The public health relevance of this proposed project is substantial given the current opioid abuse epidemic as identified by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This study finalizes and tests a new psychotherapy treatment that is designed to tr...

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Guidelines  83 results

Opioid Medications | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/drugs/information-drug-class/opioid-medications

Jun 30th, 2019 - FDA takes actions to combat prescription opioid abuse. Prescription opioids are powerful pain-reducing medications that include prescription oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine. These medications can help manage pain when prescribed for the right ...

A Transitioning Epidemic: How The Opioid Crisis Is Driving The Rise In Hepatitis C
https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/abs/10.1377/hlthaff.2018.05232?journalCode=hlthaff
Powell,D.,et al

Feb 3rd, 2019 - The hepatitis C virus is responsible for more deaths in the United States than any other infectious disease, and hepatitis C infections have been rising at an alarming rate since 2010. We evaluated the role of the opioid epidemic and, in particula...

Effective management of opioid withdrawal symptoms: A gateway to opioid dependence treatment
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ajad.12862
Kosten,T.,et al

Jan 30th, 2019 - The opioid crisis has taken an immense toll in the United States. On average, five lives are lost to an opioid overdose every hour of the day; estimated costs associated with opioid misuse exceed $500 billion annually. Illicit opioid discontinuati...

National Trends in Hospitalizations for Stroke Associated With Infective Endocarditis and Opioid Use Between 1993 and 2015
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024436
Omran,S.,et al

Jan 29th, 2019 - There has been a recent sharp rise in opioid-related deaths in the United States. Intravenous opioid use can lead to infective endocarditis (IE) which can result in stroke. There are scant data on recent trends in this neurological complication of...

Challenges with Implementing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opioid Guideline: A Consensus Panel Report
https://academic.oup.com/painmedicine/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/pm/pny307/5301726?redirectedFrom=fulltext
Kroenke,K.,et al

Jan 24th, 2019 - A national crisis of opioid-related morbidity, mortality, and misuse has led to initiatives to address the appropriate role of opioids to treat pain. Deployment of a guideline from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to reduce the risks...

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Drugs  7 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,785 results

Stigmatization of opioid addiction based on prescription, sex and age.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106469
Addictive Behaviors; Weeks C, Stenstrom DM

May 24th, 2020 - With opioid abuse becoming a nationwide epidemic, it is important to understand what is contributing to societal views of opioid dependence. Difference in stigmatization of drug users may exist between sexes, ages and type of drugs being used. Soc...

Trends and risk factors of adolescent opioid abuse/misuse: understanding the opioid epi...
https://doi.org/10.1515/ijamh-2018-0179
International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health; Spencer MR, Weathers S

May 11th, 2020 - Over the past decade, opioid abuse/misuse has grown from a local problem into a national crisis, causing the U.S. Health and Human Services (HSS) to declare a public health emergency. The number of those dying from opioid abuse has increased, espe...

Dopamine D3 receptor-based medication development for the treatment of opioid use disor...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7252042
Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews; Galaj E, Newman AH et. al.

May 7th, 2020 - Opioid abuse and related overdose deaths continue to rise in the United States, contributing to the current national opioid crisis. Although several opioid-based pharmacotherapies are available (e.g., methadone, buprenorphine, naloxone), they show...

Primum non nocere: Even a Small High is Still a High.
https://doi.org/10.1111/acem.14008
Academic Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Mazer-Amirshahi M, Motov S et. al.

May 6th, 2020 - One of the unresolved critical issues in opioid safety is defining the risk of developing a long-term opioid use syndrome, such as opioid abuse, opioid use disorder (e.g., addiction, dependence), or opioid-induced hyperalgesia. The existing risk a...

Advancing STOP: Self-regulation Therapy for Opioid Addiction and Pain
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03363243

Apr 14th, 2020 - The public health relevance of this proposed project is substantial given the current opioid abuse epidemic as identified by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This study finalizes and tests a new psychotherapy treatment that is designed to tr...

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News  475 results

Buprenorphine, Methadone May Be Best Medical Treatments for Opioid Abuse
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925600

Feb 24th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Buprenorphine and methadone appear to cut the risk of overdose and serious opioid-related acute-care use better than other medical treatments for opioid-use disorder, according to a database study. "Our study builds on ...

Few U.S. Residential Drug Treatment Centers Give Recommended Medications
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925520

Feb 20th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Most people who check in to residential treatment facilities to recover from opioid use disorder won't be given medicines proven to help combat addiction, a U.S. study suggests. Doctors widely agree that the most effective treat...

Few U.S. residential drug rehabs give anti-addiction medicine
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-addiction-treatment/few-u-s-residential-drug-rehabs-give-anti-addiction-medicine-idUSKBN20E2SO

Feb 20th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Most people who check in to residential treatment facilities to recover from opioid use disorder won’t be given medicines proven to help combat addiction, a U.S. study suggests. Doctors widely agree that the most effective treat...

Drug Firms Offer to Settle U.S. Opioid Suits With $50 Bln Package - Sources
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919988

Oct 18th, 2019 - (Reuters) - Five drugmakers and distributors are offering $22 billion in cash as well as drugs and services they value at $28 billion to resolve lawsuits alleging the industry fueled the U.S. opioid crisis, two sources familiar with the matter sai...

U.S. Government Watchdog Faults DEA for Slow Response to Opioid Crisis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919255

Oct 2nd, 2019 - (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog on Tuesday harshly criticized the Drug Enforcement Agency for its response to the opioid crisis, saying that amid a surge in opioid-related deaths the agency failed to use its most powerful deterrent and auth...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →