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Health professionals for patients in pain

Health professionals for patients in pain Health Professionals Call on the CDC to Address Misapplication of its Guideline on Opioids for Chronic Pain through Public Clarification and Impact Evaluation Authors: Health Professionals for Patients in Pain (HP3) Date: September 24, 2018 Any professional who cares for patients, including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, psychologists and social […]

Meds associated with Stevens-Johnson syndrome

RM Alert: Medication Misadventure – Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Background Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are a group of hypersensitivity reactions that are very rare, serious and potentially fatal. Carbamazepine is the drug most commonly associated with the disease although some antiretroviral drugs, sulphonamides, penicillins, fluoroquinolones, and NSAIDs have also been known to cause […]

Opioid crisis impacting pet care

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Inside Pet Pantry of Lancaster County, there is a logbook for every time a doctor has to use opioids. “We do use a lot of opioids such as fentanyl and some other things in hospital as anesthetic agents for these immediate operating times,” said Dr. Bryan Langlois, the clinic’s medical director. […]

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FDA Offers Pharmacists Opioid Training

FDA Offers Pharmacists Opioid Training The FDA’s new opioids Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) plan offers training to pharmacists and nurses for the first time, and adds new labeling for all opioids. The agency’s final Opioid Analgesic REMS includes several measures to help better communicate the serious risks about the use of opioid painkillers […]

DEA reschedules Epidiolex, marijuana-derived drug, paving the way for it to hit the market

DEA reschedules Epidiolex, marijuana-derived drug, paving the way for it to hit the market The Food and Drug Administration in June approved Epidiolex, which is derived from cannabidiol, or CBD, a molecule contained in the marijuana plant. This forced the DEA to consider how it would classify Epidiolex since marijuana is considered a schedule 1 […]

CIAAG Calls for Pain management as Human Right to the United Nations

Lauren Deluca, founding president of Chronic Illness Advocacy & Awareness Group (CIAAG), addressed the United Nations’ Commission on Narcotic Drugs today on the effects of the United States’ opioid crisis policies on chronic pain patients. CIAAG also proposed practical solutions to help monitor opioid use and ensure patients access to essential healthcare. Ms. Deluca warned, […]

FOX6 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin coverage of pain-opiate protest