The number needed to treat to prevent one person from returning to any drinking was 11 for acamprosate and 18 for oral naltrexone, a recent systematic review and meta-analysis found.
Among new users ages 65 years and older, baclofen was associated with a higher risk of fall compared to tizanidine but no significant increase in risk versus cyclobenzaprine, a study found.
A 26-year-old woman is evaluated for a 4-week history of intermittent bright red blood per rectum and the feeling of incomplete evacuation. She has loose and blood-streaked bowel movements four or five times daily. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and colonoscopy, what is the most appropriate treatment?
A small observational study of ambulatory patients with COVID-19 found that 1.8% of untreated patients tested positive again after testing negative, compared to 20.8% of those who took five days of nirmatrelvir-ritonavir.
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