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Opioid Medication

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Opioid medications are one solution for chronic pain relief. While there is concern over whether they are addictive, this apprehension has grown out of proportion to the actual risk and overshadows the benefits of opioids, which provide long-lasting relief with relatively harmless long-term side effects.

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The FDA has approved Hysingla ER, a once-daily, single-entity hydrocodone product. What makes Hysingla ER unique is that it is the first and so far the only hydrocodone product to be recognized by the FDA as having abuse-deterrent properties that are expected to reduce, but not totally prevent, abuse of the drug when chewed and then taken…

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Celeste Cooper, RN, Health Pro, answered can i take morphine instead of dilaudid… Surgical pain is something that should be managed by your surgeon. If…


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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, posted Opioid Overdose Prevention According to the coroner, the cause of death was determined to be an opioid overdose. …




Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, answered Hi.. I have a question about Fentanyl… Many of my patients change the fentanyl patch every two days (48 hours).…


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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, answered How long is a written prescription for… Laws governing scheduled drug prescriptions vary state to state. I know…


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