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Do weight loss drugs have a role following bariatric surgery?
BONITA SPRINGS, FLA. – Fentanyl has opioid receptor affinity similar to that of morphine, research shows, and it’s not known why it is up to 100...
BONITA SPRINGS, FLA. – More than 56% of rural counties in the country have no buprenorphine provider.
SAN DIEGO – For sickle cell patients, opioid-related mortality is essentially a “never” event.
SAN FRANCISCO – Nearly one-quarter were receiving substantial high-dose opioid prescriptions.
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The agency’s approval of Dsuvia comes at a time when the need is great for nonaddictive agents for pain control.
Long-term use of opioids, including methadone therapy, increases the risk of central sleep apnea, though adaptive servo ventilation can...
The opioid is to used for only adult patients in settings that are closely controlled.
Longer-term trend, however, shows an increase of 2.7% during the 12 months ending in March 2018, compared with March 2017.
From the Journals
After 6 months, 57% of patients in the XR-naltrexone group were retained in treatment, compared with 28% of the oral group.
Dr. Lantie Jorandby and Dr. Mark Gold say “Chemical Slavery” challenges ideas about harm reduction and supports the role of prevention.