Kloxxado is intended for immediate administration as emergency therapy in settings where opioids may be present.
The researchers’ objective was to study changes in prescriptions for opioid analgesics and buprenorphine for opioid use disorder among both new and existing patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opioid overdose deaths increased during the pandemic, possibly due to less access to care. The study researchers examined how the pandemic affected patients already prescribed opioids as well as new patients.
The study authors measured the quality of non-opioid use disorder (OUD) preventive and chronic illness care and care coordination for individuals with OUD compared with individuals without OUD.
Younger age at drug initiation is associated with a faster transition to substance use disorder (SUD).
While there are concerns about long-term prescribed opioid use among individuals with chronic noncancer pain, until now there hasn’t been a study which investigated whether the same patients engage in a risky pattern of use in the long term.
The researchers’ objective was to determine the overall frequency of and the independent predictors for nonmedical opioid use behavior.
The researchers sought to assess the cost-effectiveness of OUD treatments and association of treatments with outcomes in the United States.
The researchers’ objective was to determine the difference between the number of opioid tablets prescribed and those taken after orthopedic and urologic surgeries via a text messaging system.
The goal of the study researchers was to identify rates of persistent postoperative opioid use after hip arthroscopy and to identify those factors associated with persistent use.