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Research & Reviews  1,385 results

Aspiration in lethal drug abuse-a consequence of opioid intoxication.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-020-02412-y
International Journal of Legal Medicine; Nicolakis J, Gmeiner G et. al.

Sep 15th, 2020 - The primary objective of this study was to investigate whether the fatalities of opioid abuse are not only related to respiratory depression but also as a result of other side effects such as emesis, delayed gastric emptying, a reduction of the co...

Baseline and One-Year Longitudinal Data from the National Restless Legs Syndrome Opioid...
https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsaa183
Sleep Winkelman JW, Purks J et. al.

Sep 12th, 2020 - Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a sensory-motor neurological disorder. Low dose opioid medications are prescribed for treatment-refractory RLS. We describe baseline and 1-year longitudinal dosing and symptom outcomes for the National RLS Opioid Re...

Systematic urine drug testing for detecting and managing opioid misuse among chronic no...
https://doi.org/10.5055/jom.2020.0581
Journal of Opioid Management; Shahi N, Patchett-Marble R

Sep 4th, 2020 - The prevalence of opioid abuse has reached an epidemic level. National guidelines recommend safer opioid prescribing practices, including potentially monitoring patients with urine drug testing (UDT). There is limited research evidence sur-roundin...

Dorsal hippocampal interleukin-1 signaling mediates heroin withdrawal-enhanced fear lea...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-020-05645-2
Psychopharmacology Parekh SV, Paniccia JE et. al.

Aug 29th, 2020 - Converging evidence suggests opioid abuse can increase the incidence and severity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in clinical populations. Interestingly, opioid withdrawal alone can produce symptoms similar to those of PTSD. Despite this ...

Identification and characterization of tweets related to the 2015 Indiana HIV outbreak:...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7449407
PloS One; Cai M, Shah N et. al.

Aug 27th, 2020 - From late 2014 through 2015, Scott County, Indiana faced an HIV outbreak triggered by opioid abuse and transition to injection drug use. Investigating the origins, risk factors, and responses related to this outbreak is critical to inform future s...

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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  1,635 results

Aspiration in lethal drug abuse-a consequence of opioid intoxication.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-020-02412-y
International Journal of Legal Medicine; Nicolakis J, Gmeiner G et. al.

Sep 15th, 2020 - The primary objective of this study was to investigate whether the fatalities of opioid abuse are not only related to respiratory depression but also as a result of other side effects such as emesis, delayed gastric emptying, a reduction of the co...

Baseline and One-Year Longitudinal Data from the National Restless Legs Syndrome Opioid...
https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsaa183
Sleep Winkelman JW, Purks J et. al.

Sep 12th, 2020 - Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a sensory-motor neurological disorder. Low dose opioid medications are prescribed for treatment-refractory RLS. We describe baseline and 1-year longitudinal dosing and symptom outcomes for the National RLS Opioid Re...

Systematic urine drug testing for detecting and managing opioid misuse among chronic no...
https://doi.org/10.5055/jom.2020.0581
Journal of Opioid Management; Shahi N, Patchett-Marble R

Sep 4th, 2020 - The prevalence of opioid abuse has reached an epidemic level. National guidelines recommend safer opioid prescribing practices, including potentially monitoring patients with urine drug testing (UDT). There is limited research evidence sur-roundin...

Dorsal hippocampal interleukin-1 signaling mediates heroin withdrawal-enhanced fear lea...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-020-05645-2
Psychopharmacology Parekh SV, Paniccia JE et. al.

Aug 29th, 2020 - Converging evidence suggests opioid abuse can increase the incidence and severity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in clinical populations. Interestingly, opioid withdrawal alone can produce symptoms similar to those of PTSD. Despite this ...

Identification and characterization of tweets related to the 2015 Indiana HIV outbreak:...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7449407
PloS One; Cai M, Shah N et. al.

Aug 27th, 2020 - From late 2014 through 2015, Scott County, Indiana faced an HIV outbreak triggered by opioid abuse and transition to injection drug use. Investigating the origins, risk factors, and responses related to this outbreak is critical to inform future s...

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News  285 results

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 abuse–linked infective endocarditis spiking in U.S.
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/208302/heart-failure/drug-abuse-linked-infective-endocarditis-spiking-us?channel=201
Jennie Smith

Sep 18th, 2019 - Hospitalizations for infective endocarditis associated with drug abuse doubled in the United States from 2002 to 2016, in a trend investigators call “alarming,” and link to a concurrent rise in opioid abuse. Patients tend to be younger, poorer whi.

Our EHRs have a drug problem
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/207441/neurology/our-ehrs-have-drug-problem/page/0/1?channel=41022

Sep 3rd, 2019 - PDMP integration One of the major ways of controlling prescription opioid abuse is through effective monitoring. Forty-nine of the 50 U.

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-fentanyl/trump-administration-drug-officials-clash-over-how-to-combat-fentanyl-copycats-idUSKCN1U4105

Jul 9th, 2019 - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse...

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 ...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →