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Opioid prescribing guidelines frustrate cancer doctors as well as their patients

Opioids are a mainstay of pain relief for cancer patients, so it may not be surprising that many feel victimized by efforts to curb the nation’s opioid addiction epidemic by limiting access to prescri... read more

Opioids are the only way he can manage his cancer pain. Stigma creates more problems

Before opioids ... of overall cancer research funding. Yes, there has been a huge amount of abuse and negligence with regard to over-prescribing these medications to patients who may not truly need th... read more

Chronic pain remains the same or gets better after stopping opioid treatment: study

Stopping long-term opioid treatment does not make chronic, non-cancer-related pain worse and ... will help promote conversations about these alternatives between doctors and their patients." McPherson ... read more

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Sprained Ankle? Opioid Rx More Likely in Some States Than Others

Overall, patients in high-prescribing ... variations in opioid laws, guidelines and monitoring likely play a role, as well as differences in the severity of local opioid crises. "There may [also] be r... read more


Opioid Epidemic: What Brought Us Here?

[See: 4 Opioid Drugs Parents Should Have on Their Radar ... its all-out campaign to get physicians and patients on the bandwagon, as Quinones describes in "Dreamland." 1998: FDA approves Fentanyl-cont... read more

CMS proposes to force patients off effective opioid doses without their physician's approval

The views expressed by contributors are their own ... of death from an opioid overdose does not substantially increase until the dose exceeds 200 mg MED. Preventing overdose requires vigilance in pres... read more

Where patients get prescription opioids: It’s not where you might think

A new USC Schaeffer Center study found patients largely obtain prescriptions of opioids from a doctor's office. (Photo/iStock) Legislatures and hospitals around the country have tightened emergency ro... read more

Opioids are bad medicine for chronic pain, say new federal guidelines

Nearly all the opiate painkillers physicians prescribe ... the opioid epidemic is a national priority," Burwell said. The guidelines issued Tuesday apply to chronic pain patients, those whose pain per... read more

Doctors question how CDC's voluntary opioid guidelines would really work

As providers consider the opioid prescribing ... care doctors treating patients with chronic pain. Physicians, however, have said they expect the guidelines to be adopted by licensing boards and other ... read more

Curbing prescription opioid dependency

Before 1995, the prescription of opioid painkillers in the USA was limited to people with pain from advanced cancer ... doctors can more easily look up a patient’s prescription history. Others alert p... read more

Opioid prescribing guidelines frustrate cancer doctors as well as their patients

Opioids are a mainstay of pain relief for cancer patients, so it may not be surprising that many feel victimized by efforts to curb the nation's opioid addiction epidemic by limiting access to prescri... read more



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