Chronic Opioid Use

An Avenue for the Development of Opioid Adjuncts for Enhanced Analgesia, Reduced Abuse Potential

An Avenue for the Development of Opioid Adjuncts for Enhanced Analgesia, Reduced Abuse Potential

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Suppression of the function of an intracellular modulator of the μ-opioid receptor was found to enhance the analgesic activity of agonists for those receptors, delay the tolerance to morphine and reduce its rewarding effects

Diphenhydramine Decreases Pain During Colonoscopy for Chronic Opioid Users

Diphenhydramine Decreases Pain During Colonoscopy for Chronic Opioid Users

For chronic opioid users, diphenhydramine in addition to conventional sedatives decreases pain and improves quality of sedation during colonoscopy.

Patient-Centered Perioperative Care and Acute Pain Management

Patient-Centered Perioperative Care and Acute Pain Management

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Perioperative surgical homes and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocols can improve postoperative outcomes in patients with chronic opioid use.

Rates of Chronic Opioid Use Increase Following 7 Common Surgeries

Rates of Chronic Opioid Use Increase Following 7 Common Surgeries

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Chronic opioid use following surgery occurs because surgery may unmask an individual's susceptibility toward long-term opioid use

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