Patients may be at greater risk of death from overdose or suicide after stopping opioid treatment, with a higher risk among those treated with opioids for a longer duration, a study ... A key take-home message is that addressing the opioid crisis
A hand-held auto-injector of naloxone (Evzio) for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. ... The use of the device in patients who are opioid-dependent may result in severe opioid withdrawal.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/04/21/2.htm. Fewer than a quarter of surveyed primary care physicians expressed interest in treating patients with opioid use disorder, and only ... One-third of primary care physicians did not perceive
The updated indication states that ER/LA opioids are indicated for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative ... A new boxed warning will caution that chronic maternal
The module, Opioid Risk Management, helps assess a practice's ability to successfully develop a treatment plan for chronic pain and track and monitor use of opioids if prescribed. ... 5 at 12 p.m. ET. Experts in opioid management and weaning will discuss
Oral NSAIDs are recommended over acetaminophen, tramadol, nontramadol opioids, and duloxetine.
ACP has launched its first interactive multimedia module on “Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.”. ... The credit may apply to opioid education requirements set by their state or local institution.
Another webinar, “Managing Patients Not Benefiting From (or Being Harmed by) Opioids,” will be held on Sept. ... 5 at 12 p.m. ET. Experts in opioid management and weaning will discuss how to assess patients on opioids for lack of benefit and
Sales of prescription opioids and deaths from prescription opioid overdoses have nearly quadrupled in the United States since 1999, according to the CDC. ... A new tool to assess and document pain outcomes in chronic pain patients receiving opioid therapy
ACP is one of the many organizations supporting the AMA Opioid Task Force. ... ACP had input into the document's development. ACP called for the expansion of access to naloxone for opioid users, law enforcement, and emergency medical personnel in a