Oral Surgery

High Number of Patients Prescribed Opioids Following Tooth Extraction

High Number of Patients Prescribed Opioids Following Tooth Extraction

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New research reviews nationwide patterns of painkiller prescribing following surgical tooth extraction.

Prednisolone Deemed Safe, Effective First-Line Acute Gout Prescription

Prednisolone Deemed Safe, Effective First-Line Acute Gout Prescription

Oral prednisolone has similar analgesic effectiveness to indomethacin for acute gout.

Continuous Oral Contraceptives More Effective After Endometriosis Surgery

Continuous Oral Contraceptives More Effective After Endometriosis Surgery

Review shows reduced recurrence rates for dysmenorrhea with continuous versus cyclic schedule.

Study: Oral Contraceptive Use May Moderate Inflammatory Arthritis

Study: Oral Contraceptive Use May Moderate Inflammatory Arthritis

OC use linked to better Rheumatoid Arthritis Impact of Disease scores over two years.

Oral Medications Don't Improve Dose Adherence in Multiple Sclerosis

Oral Medications Don't Improve Dose Adherence in Multiple Sclerosis

Another study suggests that a telehealth system could help objectively monitor dose adherence.

Oxycodone HCl Oral Solution Gets FDA Nod

Oxycodone HCl Oral Solution Gets FDA Nod

The FDA has approved an abbreviated new drug application for Oxycodone HCl Oral Solution.

Gel May Ease Migraine Pain

Gel May Ease Migraine Pain

The topical gel may be suitable for patients who experience gastrointestinal side effects from oral NSAIDs.

Oral Ulcers Linked With Behcet's Syndrome Reduced With Apremilast

Oral Ulcers Linked With Behcet's Syndrome Reduced With Apremilast

Reduction in number of oral ulcers per patient; greater decline in pain from ulcers with apremilast.

Cannabinoids May Provide Pain Relief in Oral Cancer

Cannabinoids May Provide Pain Relief in Oral Cancer

Oral malignancies can be associated with increased pain, but current research suggests that a cannabis-based medication may reduce this morbidity.

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