Opioid Resource Center
Subcutaneously administered, peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist, relieves opioid-induced constipation in both chronic, noncancer-...
Three critical issues are key to understanding which candidate would best lead the mental health recovery, said Dr. Nina Vasan, Victor C. Agbafe,...
"While benzodiazepines are important therapies for many Americans, they are also commonly abused and misused," said Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn,...
Pain can be multi-factorial and treating it requires a multi-pronged approach.
Some members noted that reformulated OxyContin coincided with increased transition to heroin but recognized the difficulty of proving causality....
We need to focus on saving lives by increasing naloxone availability, improving initiation, and expanding access to MAT, said Dr. Mark S. Gold.
Illicit drugs are now the dominant reason why drug overdoses kill more than 70,000 people each year, the report says.
From the Journals
The average drive time to OTPs in the United States is 20.4 minutes, compared with a drive time of 4.5 minutes to pharmacies.
The provision of MAT is an effective strategy in improving outcomes for people who are incarcerated or reentering the community, say Dr. Clayton A...
Stark uptick in cases coincides with the shutdown tied to COVID-19 and reflects trends elsewhere.
News from the FDA/CDC
Prescription opioid use declined from 2009 to 2018, but not significantly.