Opioid

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Name: Opioid
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

HHS leaders call for expanded use of medications to combat opioid overdose epidemic

| AAAS(NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse) A national response to the epidemic of prescription opioid overdose deaths was outlined yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine by leaders of agencies in the US Department of Health and Human Serv ... [Published BioPortfolio - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Opioid, Overdose, Epidemic
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 14 reports

Chronic Pain, Addiction, and Zohydro

The recent approval of the long-acting opioid Zohydro ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has brought into sharp relief the tension between the twin challenges of chronic pain and addiction. Chronic pain, which affects ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 11 reports

NY lawmakers to hold forum on heroin, opioid abuse

A panel of state lawmakers looking for ways to combat the rise in heroin and opioid abuse is holding the first of two forums in the Hudson River Valley.Click to Continue » ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - 13 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Project Dawn Training and Narcan Distribution Clinic

from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the Elyria City Health District (202 Chestnut Street, Elyria, Ohio 44035). Opiod overdose is one of the leading causes of deaths in Lorain County. In order to save lives, the Elyria City Health District is collaborating with the ... [Published Elyria Chronicle Telegram - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Opioid, naloxone, Overdose
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 6 reports

FDA Panel Votes to Recommend Against Approving Morphine-Oxycodone Opioid

An advisory panel of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted Tuesday against approving a combination morphine-oxycodone painkiller, NPR reports. The drug, Moxduo, would be the first medication to combine both opioids in one capsule.Moxduo’s manufacturer, ... [Published Join Together - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Insurers Should Use Prescription Monitoring Databases to Reduce Overdoses: Report

Health insurers should use state prescription monitoring databases to reduce overdoses from abuse of opioids and other prescription drugs, according to a new report.Sharing data between prescription monitoring databases and insurers would allow the companies ... [Published Join Together - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

New frontier of risk

A recent study by a group of Harvard-affiliated researchers found a sharp increase in the use of opioid painkillers among a large group of pregnant women between 2000 and 2007.The increase means that more than one in five women receiving Medicaid — which ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

FDA Approves Prescription-Based Antidote for Overdose of Heroin, Other Opioids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a “hand-held auto-injector” device for use with known or suspected opioid overdoses. Abuse of opioids, a group of drugs that includes many prescription painkillers, is becoming a serious problem ... [Published Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 6 reports

US FDA Disapproval for a Painkiller pushes QRxPharma Share by 78%

After losing the approval of US regulatory panel for a painkiller that combines two opioids, QRxPharma Ltd. stock lost the most in Sydney trading since its initial share sale in 2007.A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted unanimously against ... [Published TopNews New Zealand - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 4 reports

Report recommends that medical insurers use prescription monitoring data to reduce abuse of opioids

The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University has issued a ground-breaking report recommending that medical insurers use prescription monitoring data to reduce the overdoses, deaths and health care costs associated ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 4 reports

Governor Deval Patrick’s administration enacts new restrictions on Zohydro

Saying the state faces a continuing public health crisis, Governor Deval Patrick’s administration imposed sweeping restrictions Tuesday on prescribing the powerful painkiller Zohydro, just before a ban on the controversial drug was set to expire.A federal ... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 5 reports

FDA Advisers Vote Against Approving New Opioid Painkiller

4:36 pmA key government panel Tuesday voted unanimously against approval of a powerful opioid prescription painkiller intended to provide faster relief with fewer side effects.At the conclusion of a hearing, the Food and Drug Administration advisory committee ... [Published NHPR - Apr 22 2014]

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New frontier of risk [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 23 2014]
A recent study by a group of Harvard-affiliated researchers found a sharp increase in the use of opioid painkillers among a large group of pregnant women between 2000 and 2007. The increase means that more than one in five women receiving Medicaid ...
FDA Approves Prescription-Based Antidote for Ov... [Published Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog - Apr 23 2014]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a “hand-held auto-injector” device for use with known or suspected opioid overdoses. Abuse of opioids, a group of drugs that includes many prescription painkillers, is becoming a serious problem ...
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