In many if not most cases, patients become addicted to fentanyl unknowingly, said Dr. Edwin Salsitz.
Children and teens in rural Appalachia who live with parents who abuse opioids are more likely to experience family conflict, mental health...
“This method is not accurate enough and should not be used in clinical practice.”
As opioid poisoning deaths in young children have surged, strategies to prevent fatalities and reduce harm, including naloxone use, are...
“It’s equivalent to one 737 (jet) every day going down, no survivors. It’s a mind boggling number of deaths.”
Melatonin is widely available over the counter. It’s marketed as a sleep aid, but there is little evidence that taking it as a supplement is...
News from the FDA/CDC
“Boiling a medication can make it much more concentrated and change its properties in other ways.”
Researchers advise doctors to screen older adults for cannabis use.
Fentanyl and methamphetamine are contributing to rising numbers of fatalities, federal officials say.
“The higher intramuscular doses of naloxone in ZIMHI should result in more rapid and higher levels of naloxone in the systemic circulation.”
From the Journals
Data suggest a need for tailored prevention strategies to target opioid overdose risk factors based on age and sex.