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ALLMedicine™ Opioid Toxicity Center

Research & Reviews  62 results

Acute Opioid Withdrawal Following Intramuscular Administration of Naloxone 1.6 mg: A Pr...
Annals of Emergency Medicine; Isoardi KZ, Parker L et. al.

May 2nd, 2022 - Large doses of intramuscular (IM) naloxone are commonly used in out-of-hospital settings to reverse opioid toxicity; however, they are used less commonly in hospitals because of concerns about opioid withdrawal, particularly agitation. We aimed to...

Loperamide Cardiac Toxicity - Pathophysiology, Presentation and Management.
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Wu PE, Juurlink DN

Apr 18th, 2022 - Loperamide is a non-prescription medication commonly used to treat diarrhea. Although it is an opioid, it is very poorly absorbed and well tolerated, with no systemic toxicity at standard doses. In recent years, however, loperamide has been ingest...

Characteristics of fatal 'novel' synthetic opioid toxicity in Australia.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Darke S, Peacock A et. al.

Jan 15th, 2022 - Aims: To determine 1. The characteristics of all recorded cases of fatal drug poisoning involving novel synthetic opioids (NSOs) in Australia; 2. The toxicology of cases; and 3. The major autopsy findings. Review of all fatal poisonings related to...

Impact of a Clinical Intervention to Decrease Opioid Prescribing in a Post-Cesarean Del...
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Brar S, Aujla S et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - A quality assurance study was completed following the implementation of a standardized opioid prescribing and education protocol post cesarean delivery. The primary goal was to determine the need for a policy on postpartum opioid prescribing pract...

Opioid Toxicity Medication

Oct 21st, 2021 - Medication Summary Naloxone is a pure competitive antagonist of opioid receptors and lacks any agonist activity. Adverse effects are rare at therapeutic doses. Effects of withrawal may follow administration, and may be confused as adverse effects ...

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Drugs  7 results see all →

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Precision Medicine in Anesthesia

Oct 12th, 2021 - Opioids are key analgesic drugs. Unfortunately, they have a high potential for abuse with potentially lethal consequences, more specifically death due to respiratory suppression. In both Canada and the US, the number of deaths from opioid overdose...

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News  9 results

How to identify, evaluate, and treat patients with ‘Percocet use disorder’
Faisal A. Islam, MD, MBA, BCMAS, Zia Choudhry, MD, PhD, MBA

Dec 7th, 2020 - In recent years, Percocet (oxycodone/paracetamol) has experienced a meteoric rise to prominence because of the presence of conspicuous references in pop culture and the ever-evolving hip-hop scene,1 so much so that even propafenone is being mislab.

Management of Acute Opioid Toxicity in the Outpatient Setting
H. Harris Reynolds, MD, Timothy J. Orlowski, MD et. al.

Aug 13th, 2020 - Dermatologists’ offices are not immune from potentially fatal medical events. As a result, it is imperative that dermatologists are well versed in how to manage emergency situations in an outpatient setting.

FDA Warns Sellers of Illegal Tianeptine Supplements

Nov 21st, 2018 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent warning letters to two companies illegally marketing dietary supplements containing the unapproved antidepressant tianeptine (Stablon, Serdia Pharmaceuticals), which the companies claim can reliev...

Assessing adverse events tied to outpatient opioid use in children
Heidi Splete

Jul 16th, 2018 - Nearly three-quarters of opioid-related adverse events seen in children were related to therapeutic opioid use, based on data from more than a million prescriptions. BackyardProduction/Thinkstock Prescription of opioids to children for outpatient.

Reports of Incidental Fentanyl Exposure Exaggerate Danger (STAT)

Aug 10th, 2017 - Media reports linking brief, incidental fentanyl exposure to opioid toxicity may exaggerate the dangers to first responders and others, according to STAT News. Although the synthetic opioid is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, experts tol...

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