Rates of marijuana use are especially high among men and women of reproductive age. How should physicians advise patients who are trying to conceive about marijuana?
The use of dietary supplements to manage pain is common in individuals with musculoskeletal disorders.
Increasing attention has focused on the use of multidisciplinary approaches that combine pharmacologic and integrative nonpharmacologic therapies for pain management.
The epidemic of opioid use disorder has led to substantial increases in new cases of HCV and HIV infection, as well as hospitalizations for other OUD-related infections.
Researchers found data that showed, after consultation with an expert, optimal prevention of migraine headaches for patients who present in the emergency department includes both antiseizure medications, specifically, divalproex sodium, sodium valproate, or topiramate, and β-blockers, namely, metoprolol, propranolol, and timolol. In addition, triptans are suggested, as well as antidepressants, amitriptyline, and venlafaxine.
Considering individual patient factors, effects of aging, and using online tools for drug interactions will aid in treatment of migraines in the elderly.