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ALLMedicine™ Opioids Center

Research & Reviews  245 results

Acceptability of a Fentanyl Vaccine to Prevent Opioid Overdose and Need for Personalize...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciac344
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Weitzman ER, Kossowsky J et. al.

May 18th, 2022 - The opioid epidemic worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Synthetic opioids (primarily fentanyl) comprise the most common drugs involved in overdose (OD) death. A vaccine that blocks fentanyl from reaching the brain to prevent OD is under develop...

Initial Validation of the Intentions to Co-Use Alcohol and Opioids Scale.
https://doi.org/10.1080/02791072.2022.2075713
Journal of Psychoactive Drugs; Powers JM, Lape EC et. al.

May 17th, 2022 - Co-use of alcohol and prescription opioid medication increases risk for harmful and potentially fatal health effects (e.g., overdose). Behavioral intentions (i.e., the immediate antecedent of corresponding behavior according to the Theory of Plann...

United States marijuana legalization and opioid mortality epidemic during 2010-2020 and...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnma.2022.03.004
Journal of the National Medical Association; Bleyer A, Barnes B et. al.

Apr 27th, 2022 - The hypothesis that marijuana availability reduces opioid mortality merits more complete testing, especially in a country with the world's highest opioid death rate and 2nd highest cannabis-use-disorder prevalence. The United States opioid mortali...

Real-world study of multiple naloxone administrations for opioid overdose reversal amon...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2022.2060433
Substance Abuse; Abdelal R, Banerjee AR et. al.

Apr 21st, 2022 - Background: The increasing rates of highly potent, illicit synthetic opioids (i.e., fentanyl) in the US is exacerbating the ongoing opioid epidemic. Multiple naloxone administrations (MNA) may be required to successfully reverse opioid overdoses. ...

Treatment of opioid overdose: current approaches and recent advances.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8986509
Psychopharmacology Britch SC, Walsh SL

Apr 8th, 2022 - The USA has recently entered the third decade of the opioid epidemic. Opioid overdose deaths reached a new record of over 74,000 in a 12-month period ending April 2021. Naloxone is the primary opioid overdose reversal agent, but concern has been r...

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Drugs  30 results

Methadone hydrochloride - methadone hydrochloride tablet-Bryant Ranch Prepack
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=249af22c-99cf-4f20-98ea-a666e5b5a6b6

Apr 15th, 2022 - Methadone hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the: 1. Management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. Limitations of Use Because of the...

Methadone hydrochloride - methadone hydrochloride tablet-Bryant Ranch Prepack
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=3ce98ab4-346b-4680-b3e1-a8c29b3933af

Apr 11th, 2022 - Methadone hydrochloride tablets, USP are indicated for the: Management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. Limitations of Use Because of t...

Lubiprostone - lubiprostone capsule, gelatin coated-Quality Care Products, LLC
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=b21d1f2d-9890-48fc-acdc-9c8c4fe55a34

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Lubiprostone is a chloride channel activator indicated for the treatment of: chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) in adults. (1.1) opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in adult patients with chronic, non-cancer pain, including patients with chronic ...

Methadone hydrochloride - methadone hydrochloride tablet-SpecGx LLC
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=eddf7077-02fb-4771-9823-31984f4ff2bb

Feb 2nd, 2022 - Methadone hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the: 1. Management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. Limitations of Use Because of the...

Methadone hydrochloride - methadone hydrochloride tablet-Bryant Ranch Prepack
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=206708bc-1936-4873-9133-4a93ca9832f3

Dec 27th, 2021 - Methadone Hydrochloride Tablets are indicated for the: 1.Management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. Limitations of Use •Because of the...

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News  21 results

Suggestions During Anesthesia May Reduce Pain, Opioid Use After Surgery
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942696

Dec 16th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Patients who heard therapeutic suggestions during surgery requiring general anesthesia experienced significantly less pain and used less opioids after surgery, a clinical trial found. Researchers randomly assigned 385 patients u...

Anesthesia Technique Flops in Large Breast Cancer Trial
https://www.medpagetoday.com/hematologyoncology/breastcancer/82905

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Despite expectations to the contrary, regional anesthesia-analgesia with paravertebral blocks and propofol during breast cancer surgery did not lower the risk of disease recurrence or incidence of persistent pain compared with general anesthesia w...

Fast Five Quiz: Drug Overdoses
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/920159

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Drug overdose remains a significant concern worldwide, with nearly half a million deaths annually. In the United States, drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for adults younger than 55 years. Drug-related deaths now outnumber those attrib...

Opioid use booming as tramadol crisis emerges in Africa - U.N. drug report
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-drugs/opioid-use-booming-as-tramadol-crisis-emerges-in-africa-u-n-drug-report-idUSKCN1TQ2ZG

Jun 25th, 2019 - VIENNA (Reuters) - Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdoses still rising and a “crisis” of tramadol use emerging in parts of Africa. The...

Opioid use associated with common bile duct dilation
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/201204/gastroenterology/opioid-use-associated-common-bile-duct-dilation?channel=39313
MDedge Internal Medicine; Kari Oakes

May 19th, 2019 - SAN DIEGO – Biliary duct dilation in the setting of an intact gallbladder and normal bilirubin levels was more common among those who used opioids, based on the results of a large, retrospective, single-center cohort study. Patients were included.

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