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Increasingly more patients taking opioids for rheumatic pain

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Increasingly more patients taking opioids for rheumatic pain Increasingly more patients taking opioids for rheumatic pain Credit: CC0 Public Domain Fentanyl, tramadol or tilidine: New European figures show that even in Europe increasingly more people are taking opioids for pain connected with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Current analysis from Catalonia, …

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    Sedative drug in combination with opioids may be especially dangerous

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    Sedative drug in combination with opioids may be especially dangerous Sedative drug in combination with opioids may be especially dangerous Credit: CC0 Public Domain Results from a study of adults with kidney failure suggest that taking both short-acting benzodiazepines and opioids may put patients at an especially high risk of …

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      Dental opioids study points to need for better prescribing

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      Dental opioids study points to need for better prescribing Dental opioids study points to need for better prescribing Key findings from a study of more than 2 million Americans who had dental procedures in the pre-COVID19 era Credit: University of Michigan/JADA As dentists and their teams across America get back …

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        If prescribed opioids for pain, ask lots of questions: FDA

        If prescribed opioids for pain, ask lots of questions: FDA

        If prescribed opioids for pain, ask lots of questions: FDA If prescribed opioids for pain, ask lots of questions: FDA (HealthDay)—If your doctor prescribes opioid painkillers such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, codeine or morphine for you, there are a number of questions you should ask, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration …

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          More opioids doesn’t mean less chronic pain: study

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          More opioids doesn’t mean less chronic pain: study More opioids doesn’t mean less chronic pain: study (HealthDay)—Boosting doses of opioid pain medicines doesn’t appear to benefit patients with chronic pain, researchers report. “What we found was that the pain relief the provider and the patient are going for really isn’t …

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            Managing pain in the age of opioids

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            From left, Dana Clarke, an assistant professor of interventional radiology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, Martin Cheatle, director of behavioral medicine at the Penn Pain Medicine Center, and Michael Ashburn, director of the Penn Pain Medicine Center. Credit: University of Pennsylvania The data supporting the use of opioids to …

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              Opioids for chronic non-cancer pain doubled in quarter century

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              Credit: CC0 Public Domain The number of people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed an opioid medicine worldwide increased in the last two-and-a-half decades. But there was only a small number of studies reporting prescription data outside the United States, finds research led by the University of Sydney. Chronic pain unrelated …

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