A comparative chart of narcotic analgesics including formulations, strengths, and dosing intervals.
Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA announced that the voluntary recall of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection 30mg/mL vials has been extended to include additional lots.
The FDA has approved an autoinjector device for Ajovy (fremanezumab-vfrm; Teva) injection for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.
Although the prevalence of distal sensory peripheral neuropathy decreased following initiation of cART in people living with in resource-limiting settings, better strategies are needed.
Researchers assessed opioid prescription patterns among patients with rheumatic diseases.
Patients with hand osteoarthritis reported higher painful joint counts compared with nurse assessments.
Problems with alcohol or cannabis use may be uniquely associated with opioid misuse in adults with chronic pain, according to study results published in the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. A total of 440 adults (mean age, 38.44 years) who reported current moderate to severe chronic pain and opioid use were assessed for substance abuse…
Patients “found down” after an opioid overdose were found to have a high rate of surgical complications and poor recovery of function.
The Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA) should be updated to keep pace with the current state of the opioid crisis, according to a commentary published in National Academy of Medicine Perspectives. The authors suggest that removing X-waiver requirements would allow healthcare providers to better assist patients with opioid use disorder. DATA successfully expanded access to…