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Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing | ACP Internist

Doctors continue to be frustrated by their patients' chronic pain problems, due to a lack of evidence on opioids' long-term effectiveness and strong evidence of potential harms.

Drug options available for opioid-induced constipation | Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 News | ACP Internist

Four FDA-approved drugs for opioid-induced constipation form the backbone of treatment, with more options in the research pipeline.

QD: News Every Day--Internists mixed in their views on managing opioids : ACP Internist

Nearly 60% of internists say they're confident that they can manage patients on opioids, but 40% either aren't confident or don't do it at a...

QD: News Every Day--Taking opioid analgesics for longer spans may lead to depression : ACP Internist

The risk of development of depression may increase when patients are on opioid analgesics longer, a study found Prescription opioid analgesi...

Doctors and the opioid epidemic : ACP Internist

I am against all forms of bodily pain, both foreign and domestic. I wish the world were pain free. When I am suffering from even a routine h...

QD: News Every Day--Patients, not physicians, key to halting opioid abuse : ACP Internist

The fight against painkiller abuse should focus on patients, not prescribers, who were a source of drugs for three in 10 drug abusers and th...

QD: News Every Day--Little evidence supports opioids for low-back pain : ACP Internist

There is very low to moderate quality evidence for short-term use of opioids to treat chronic lower back pain compared to placebo, according...

FDA Updates Archives | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

Stopping the spread of disease, overdose deaths from opioid use : ACP Internist

Heroin use is soaring in the U.S. , and with it deaths due to overdose. Many users begin with prescription pain killers but move on to heroi...

When the US opioid epidemic causes a Serratia outbreak : ACP Internist

We are in the midst of an almost unprecedented opioid epidemic in the U.S. Last year (2016), overdoses caused 64,000 deaths, which was a 2...

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