Researchers looked at data for 18,318 physicians who received opioid use disorder medication promotions, totaling $9.6 million during the study period.
As a result of the vote, Nektar has decided to withdraw the New Drug Application for oxycodegol and to cease further development of the product.
Patients perception of poor sleep differ from EEG-reported results.
The percentage of emergency department visits with an opioid prescribed increased from 2006-2007 to 2010-2011 then decreased to 2016-2017.
Less than one-third of youths surviving an opioid overdose receive timely addiction treatment.
Data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be underreporting overdose deaths caused by opioids and other drugs.
Older teens may have similar risk factors for prescription opioid overdose as adults.
Buprenorphine treatment may be needed for several years after an opioid overdose to reduce the risk of overdose and other adverse events.
Prescription opioids for postsurgical pain may lead to addiction that affects future pregnancies
Misuse/abuse, use in suicide attempts, and hospital admissions associated with gabapentin and baclofen have significantly increased among U.S. adults since 2013.