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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--Taking opioid analgesics for longer spans may lead to depression : ACP Internist

The risk of development of depression may increase when patients are on opioid analgesics longer, a study found Prescription opioid analgesi...

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...

QD: News Every Day--Little evidence supports opioids for low-back pain : ACP Internist

There is very low to moderate quality evidence for short-term use of opioids to treat chronic lower back pain compared to placebo, according...

Stopping the spread of disease, overdose deaths from opioid use : ACP Internist

Heroin use is soaring in the U.S. , and with it deaths due to overdose. Many users begin with prescription pain killers but move on to heroi...

When the US opioid epidemic causes a Serratia outbreak : ACP Internist

We are in the midst of an almost unprecedented opioid epidemic in the U.S. Last year (2016), overdoses caused 64,000 deaths, which was a 2...

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