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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.

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--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...

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.

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...

Prescribe opioids, but with caution | ACP Internist

Use of opioids for chronic pain quadrupled in a 10-year span, despite scant evidence that they are effective for noncancer pain and ample evidence of harm. Learn more about how to prescribe them safely.

QD: News Every Day--Prescriptions on the rise, so look out for the side effects : ACP Internist

88% of Americans 60 or older take at least one prescription drug and more than two-thirds of this age group take five or more, according to ...

Pearls aid treatment of opioid dependence | ACP Internist

Agonist treatments over “cold-turkey,” foiling abuse of oral medications and “the eyes have it” for inpatient diagnoses. Pearls lay out the best ways to manage opioid-dependent patients in many settings.

Opioid deaths in Ohio, hell in the heartland : ACP Internist

We are working hard to bend the curve of the opioid crisis here in Ohio. The cause of the crisis is complex and so is the remedy. Statistics...

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