This post was originally published on this siteAs America battles an epidemic of deaths from misused pain pills, a new study suggests an inexpensive way to cut risky use of these drugs by people who have a high chance of overdosing. And it could happen exactly where many patients get those drugs in the first
In the face of chronic pain, clinicians seek best practices for management while evading opioid abuse
This post was originally published on this siteResearchers have discussed best practices in management of chronic pain in people with cancer.
This post was originally published on this siteOpioids are highly addicting and liable for abuse. Methadone maintenance treatment is the most common intervention for those with drug addiction, but relapse is common, with 46% of patients continuing to use illicit opioids during or after the methadone treatment.
This post was originally published on this siteThe results of the ground-breaking SALOME research show that chronic heroin addiction now has another effective treatment tool — hyrdomorphone, a licensed pain medication.