opioid

CE: Pharmacist Perspective on the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
CE: Pharmacist Perspective on the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
A Solution to the Opioid Crisis?
A Solution to the Opioid Crisis?A new study finds that patients many patients prefer cannabis to prescribed opioids.
Rite Aid, Albertsons Expand Naloxone AccessRite Aid and Albertsons expand naloxone Access, hoping to curb the opioid epidemic.
Small Doses: The news you need to be the bestA look at four important drug studies and stories that you need to know about.
Ten ways the FDA is addressing the opioid epidemicScott Winiecki, MD, of the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, shares how the FDA is working to address the opioid epidemic.
Is electronic prescribing a potential solution to the opioid crisis?Only two states mandate e-prescribing controlled substances, but most physicians can use it now
Opinion: Hospital formularies can play key role in reducing opioid epidemicAdding non-opioid postsurgical options to hospital formularies should be a top consideration.
Your Voice: Obamacare's failure caused by a miserable compromise
AAP recommends against codeine useThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is no longer recommending codeine use in children because it can be either ineffective or too effective—leading to respiratory depression and even death.
Divided Congress comes together to fight opioid abuseoctors groups are applauding newly-approved national legislation to fight opioid abuse while calling for more funds to implement many of the bill’s programs. The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA) passed both houses of Congress in July after Democrats backed off their demands that higher levels of funding be included in the bill.