Dsuvia, an opioid agonist, is a Schedule II controlled substance and is indicated for use in adults in a certified medically supervised healthcare setting.
Patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion surgery who were cannabis users consumed more opioids both prior to and after hospital discharge.
This study evaluated patterns of prehospital pain management utilized by emergency medical services across the United States.
The provision of multimodal nonopioid analgesia was linked to reduced subacute pain after total knee and hip arthroplasty.
US overdose deaths in 2021 increased at half the pace of 2020 but are still up 15%.
Sandra Springer, MD, and Laura Marks, MD, PhD, highlight the need for a combined treatment approach for patients with drug-use associated infections.
Researchers used data from the State Unintentional Drug Overdose Reporting System in order to assess trends in gabapentin-involved overdose deaths.
The growth in the number of clinicians with waivers to prescribe buprenorphine slowed during the pandemic, and support and mentorship are needed to facilitate obtaining a waiver.
Individuals with OUD and polysubstance use are less likely to initiate buprenorphine and naltrexone than individuals with OUD without polysubstance use.
Researchers sought to identify factors that could help predict postoperative opioid consumption in patients with IBD.