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Research & Reviews  55 results

Fentanyl contaminated "M30" pill overdoses in pediatric patients.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2021.05.035
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Joynt PY, Wang GS

May 26th, 2021 - Fentanyl is a high potency opioid that has become an increasingly large proportion of the illicit drug supply. Fentanyl overdoses and deaths, including in pediatric patients, has concomitantly increased. To describe two cases of pediatric fentanyl...

Cardiovascular Complications of Opioid Use: JACC State-of-the-Art Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2020.11.002
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Krantz MJ, Palmer RB et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Opioids are the most potent of all analgesics. Although traditionally used solely for acute self-limited conditions and palliation of severe cancer-associated pain, a movement to promote subjective pain (scale, 0 to 10) to the status of a "fifth v...

Concurrent use of opioids and benzodiazepines/Z-drugs in Alberta, Canada and the risk o...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038692
BMJ Open; Sharma V, Simpson SH et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Coprescribing of benzodiazepines/Z-drugs (BZDs) and opioids is a drug-use pattern of considerable concern due to risk of adverse events. The objective of this study is to estimate the effect of concurrent use of BZDs on the risk of hospitalisation...

Fentanyl-contaminated cocaine outbreak with laboratory confirmation in New York City in...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.12.002
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; DiSalvo P, Cooper G et. al.

Dec 29th, 2020 - Illicitly manufactured fentanyl and fentanyl analogues (IMFs) are being increasingly suspected in overdose deaths. However, few prior outbreaks have been reported thus far of patients with laboratory-confirmed IMF toxicity after reporting intent t...

A study of the effectiveness of naltrexone in preventing recurrence of methadone poison...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108425
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Gholami N, Farnaghi F et. al.

Dec 9th, 2020 - The prevalence of poisoning from methadone and prescription opioids is increasing in pediatric populations. Naloxone is the main antidote for treatment. Long-acting opioid toxicity may need close observation in the intensive care unit (ICU). In ou...

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News  6 results

FDA Warns Sellers of Illegal Tianeptine Supplements
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/905431

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...

FDA Warns Sellers of Illegal Tianeptine Supplements
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/905431

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
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/170349/pain/assessing-adverse-events-tied-outpatient-opioid-use-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.

Case Studies in Toxicology: Double Take—Is Re-exposure Necessary to Explain Delayed Recurrent Opioid Toxicity?
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/98183/toxicology/case-studies-toxicology-double-take-re-exposure-necessary/page/0/1

Mar 1st, 2015 - Patients presenting with heroin overdose should be monitored for at least 2 hours after naloxone administration (some suggest 3 hours) to determine whether or not additional dosing will be necessary. After oral opioid exposures, particularly with.

Updated 'Tool Kit' to Prevent Opioid Overdose
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/831318

Sep 8th, 2014 - LAS VEGAS, Nevada — As another weapon in the war against drug abuse, doctors are being encouraged to prescribe the opioid antagonist naloxone when they first treat a patient with methadone or oxycodone. This recommendation was included in the new ...

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