Targeted Educational Intervention Helped Reduce Opioid Exposure in Adult Inpatients
Despite a nationwide effort to reduce opioid exposure in the face of an epidemic, little information is available regarding inpatient prescribing practices.
Misuse of opioid drugs may affect the outcomes of treatment for alcohol use disorder, and cannabis use may predict the odds of heavy drinking at the end of treatment.
Investigators assessed the potential for abuse associated with NKTR-181, a new mu-opioid receptor agonist analgesic.
A panel discussion event held at the US Food and Drug Administration gathered patients with chronic pain and FDA officials, to reconcile concerns around prescriptions of opioid medications with the ...