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Why chronic opioid therapy causes dry mouth and how to combat it.

Why chronic opioid therapy causes dry mouth and how to combat it.

Healthcare providers and patients alike have been intrigued by the potential benefits of ketamine in improving patients’ lives.

There has been much interest in the role of ketamine as a treatment for chronic pain management.

A look at what expectant moms can do to counteract this critical increase

The rate of opioid use disorder among pregnant women has quadrupled over a multi-year span.

 

MYGRIN, from Sunascen Therapeutics, may help minor aches and pains, and serve as a sleep aid.

Be on the lookout for these new lines of OTC pain relievers from manufacturer Sunascen.

Preconceived notions can, in some cases, interrupt the effect of medication

Study shows that preconceived notions may give patients a false sense of how effective their opioid medication works.

New class of treatments will soon be available for migraine sufferers

With first-ever FDA approval of a preventive therapy for migraine, a new class of treatments will soon be available for chronic pain sufferers

If you have inexplicable pain anywhere in your body, it may be stemming from your brain. Here’s what to do when standard remedies, such as aspirin or ibuprofen, don’t work.

How to treat inexplicable pain from anywhere in your body when ibuprofen and acetaminophen don't work.

Will President Trump’s declaration of the opioid crisis as a “national public health emergency” make those who take opioids responsibly the unintended victims of this most recent war on drugs?

The president declared an opioid emergency without addressing compliant patients. Experts worry about the impact on those suffering from chronic pain.

The recent CDC guideline recommending physicians re-examine prescriptions of opioid medications have left many chronic pain patients, including Gary Nations, suffering. Here’s his journey.

A medically-retired police officer shares the story of how he relies on opioids to manage his chronic pain but is having difficulty obtaining the medication he needs since the release of the CDC opioid prescribing guideline.

Interview with Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, DAIPM, FCCP, FASHP, and Pawan Grover, MD.

Tiger Woods' recent arrest brings attention to the growing national problem of drugged driving.

Whether you take OTC medications or prescription drugs, it’s crucial that you adhere to the timing and dosage your doctor outlined. Read on for expert tips. 

Taking medication properly is important to experience the full benefit. Read on for expert tips to help you remember to take your pills properly and get the pain relief you need.

Just because over-the-counter medications don't require a prescription, doesn't mean they are harmless. Here, some tips to keep you safe.

Over-the-counter medications may be readily available but that doesn't mean they can't be harmful. Here's what you need to know to keep you safe.

Guidelines for drug disposal and locations of drop off centers.

Learn more about how to properly dispose of unused or expired medicines that are lying around the house. DEA take-back day is April 30th, 2016.

Patient guide to medication

Patient guide to the safe use of celecoxib

SSRIs prescribed to treat menopausal symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats increased women's risk of bone fractures.

Antidepressents (SSRIs) prescribed to treat menopausal symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats increased women's risk of bone fractures.

500 mg tablets are mislabeled as 325 mg. If taken as directed, could lead to liver toxicity.

Medline industries is recalling acetaminophen tablets that are mislabeled as 325 mg instead of 500 mg.

 If you or a loved one is currently taking an opioid for your pain, read on—it could save a life. America Starts Talking is a new campaign to help patients talk with their doctors and families about opioid safety.

Talk with your doctor and family about opioid safety—it could save your life! America Starts Talking is a new campaign to help patients talk with their doctors and families.

Ulcers and GI Bleeding Often Linked to Taking NSAIDs

Ulcers and gastrointestinal bleeding often are linked to chronic NSAID use. Find out your risk factors and how to protect your stomach.

New FDA Warning on Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Raises Questions About How Safe Are NSAIDs.

New FDA Warning on Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Raises Questions About How Safe Are NSAIDs.

Patient guide to gabapentin

Patient guide to morphine

Patient guide to the safe use of morphine.

Patient guide to acetaminophen

Patient guide to the safe use of acetaminophen

Comprehensive, easy-to-read summary of commonly prescribed pain medications.

Practical Pain Management comprehensive, easy-to-read guide to commonly prescribed pain medications

The new prescription medication words by unblocking receptors in the gut, allowing for return of normal bowel function.

Celecoxib will be available for the management of pain from rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other pain conditions. 

A generic version of Celebrex has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The generic, celecoxib, can be used to treat arthritis and pain.

Recommended starting dose of the sleep aid Lunesta (eszopiclone) is now 1 mg, and reflects new findings that higher doses cause "hangover" effect—impaired large motor skills and memory.  Unlike similar action taken to reduce medication side effects of Ambien, the dosage reduction is recommended in both men and women with insomnia.

Recommended starting dose of Lunesta (eszopiclone) is now 1 mg, and reflects new findings that higher doses cause "hangover" effect—impaired large motor skills and memory. Unlike the action taken for Ambien (zolpidem), the dosage reduction is recommended in both men and women.

FDA recommends physicians stop prescribing and dispensing prescription combination drug products with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen to protect consumers, including pain products that contain Tylenol and opioids.

FDA Asks Physicians to Stop prescribing combination pain products that contain greater than 325 mg/dose acetaminophen due to excessive risk of livery injury.

What to Do about This Common Opioid Side Effect

Pain expert-written and reviewed article on treatments for opioid-induced constipation, a common side effect of taking opioids.

Possible Side Effect of Using Opioids for Chronic Pain

Opioid-induced constipation is a common side effect of taking opioids. Should you be concerned about this? What are the signs and symptoms of opioid-induced constipation? Is it different from "typical" constipation? Find answers to all these questions in this pain expert-written and reviewed article.

Acetaminophen, NSAIDs, Opioids, and Other Medications

From anti-depressants to opioids, learn about the various pain medications available.
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