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ALLMedicine™ Opioids Center

Research & Reviews  261 results

OTC Analgesics vs Opioids for Pain Management.
https://doi.org/10.12788/jfp.0418
The Journal of Family Practice; Ruoff GM

Aug 13th, 2022 - The use of opioids in acute pain may be appropriate in some situations, but there are opportunities to reduce exposure to opioids with equally effective monotherapy and combination therapy over-thecounter (OTC) medications. There are a number of O...

Predictors of opioid-free discharge after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2022.07.027
American Journal of Surgery; Melucci AD, Dave YA et. al.

Aug 11th, 2022 - Post-discharge opioid requirement after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is minimal, yet postoperative opioid prescriptions vary and opioid-free discharges are rare. Adult patients who underwent LC from 01/2019-12/2019 were reviewed. Univariate a...

National polydrug use patterns among people who misuse prescription opioids and people ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109553
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Bobashev GV, Warren LK

Jul 30th, 2022 - Polysubstance use among people who misuse opioids (PWMO) is highly prevalent, but understudied. We defined, estimated, and analyzed national polysubstance use patterns among PWMO using National Household Survey on Drug Use and Health data (2017-20...

The Rural Opioid Initiative Consortium description: providing evidence to Understand th...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9321271
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice; Jenkins RA, Whitney BM et. al.

Jul 27th, 2022 - To characterize and address the opioid crisis disproportionately impacting rural U.S. regions. The Rural Opioid Initiative (ROI) is a two-phase project to collect and harmonize quantitative and qualitative data and develop tailored interventions t...

The effects of opioid policy changes on transitions from prescription opioids to heroin...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9306091
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy; Dickson-Gomez J, Krechel S et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2022 - Beginning in the 1990s, nonmedical use of prescription opioids (POs) became a major public health crisis. In response to rising rates of opioid dependence and fatal poisonings, measures were instituted to decrease the prescription, diversion, and ...

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Drugs  31 results

Methadone hydrochloride - methadone hydrochloride tablet-American Health Packaging
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=625b2f90-479a-4316-8c0d-852e70b3dc5c

Jun 27th, 2022 - Methadone Hydrochloride Tablets 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 the ri...

Methadone hydrochloride - methadone hydrochloride tablet-Ascend Laboratories, LLC
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=aa8e14c1-fbfd-4e4d-b59e-2d4ae1ca815f

Jun 7th, 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 t...

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 ...

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News  22 results

British Columbia to Face Overdose Crisis With Decriminalization
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/975816

Jun 17th, 2022 - British Columbia will be the first Canadian province to allow adult possession of small amounts of illegal drugs. Starting in January 2023 and continuing through January 2026, it will no longer be a criminal offense to possess up to 2.5 mg of crac...

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...

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