Opioid Resource Center
From the Journals
Illicit drug use patterns around the world are changing rapidly, but interventions aimed at reducing harm are not keeping up with evidence.
Primary care physicians “are well intentioned but underprepared and may miss some of the drug misuse risks affecting their patients,” says the...
SAN DIEGO – Lofexidine, the new kid on the block in the United States for opioid withdrawal, can help patients get...
SAN DIEGO – Beware of dosing risks and DEA office visits, said Dr. Arwen Podesta.
A skilled assessment is required to determine if patients can make decisions about their care.
Some of the funds will be used to help improve overdose monitoring.
Setting up electronic prescribing of controlled substances in an electronic record can be costly and incredibly time consuming.
They found “adequate evidence” that screening tools can detect illicit drug use.
News from the FDA/CDC
Despite increases in the number of naloxone prescriptions dispensed, many patients at risk for overdose are not offered the potentially life-...
SAN ANTONIO – The role of pharmacists in access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder has been neglected but remains an...
PHILADELPHIA – Results from a U.S. survey showed an 18% prevalence of medication overuse among people with self-reported migraine symptoms.