Opioid-Related Disorder
Risk for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Methadone vs Buprenorphine During Pregnancy

Risk for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Methadone vs Buprenorphine During Pregnancy

Methadone exposure in utero was shown to have an increased risk of neonatal abstinence syndrome compared with buprenorphine.

FDA Approval: Once-Monthly Buprenorphine Injection for Opioid Use Disorder

FDA Approval: Once-Monthly Buprenorphine Injection for Opioid Use Disorder

The FDA has announced the approval of Sublocade for the treatment of moderate to severe opioid use disorder.

Clinton Foundation: Recommendations to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Clinton Foundation: Recommendations to Address the Opioid Epidemic

The Clinton Foundation's Health Matters Initiative, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, issued a report providing 49 recommendations under 10 topic areas on how to address the opioid crisis.

Low Opioid Use in Veterans With Recent Traumatic Brain Injury

Low Opioid Use in Veterans With Recent Traumatic Brain Injury

Veterans diagnosed with TBI don't use opioids very often.

Virtual Reality May Offer Solution to Opioid Crisis

Virtual Reality May Offer Solution to Opioid Crisis

Virtual reality may help combat the opioid crisis.

APA: Americans Believe Treatment, Not Punishment, Best for Opioid Crisis

APA: Americans Believe Treatment, Not Punishment, Best for Opioid Crisis

A poll found 58% in favor of prioritizing access to treatment; 26% in favor of more punishment.

Opioid Prescription: Concerns With New CDC Guidelines

Opioid Prescription: Concerns With New CDC Guidelines

Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, discusses concerns he has regarding the CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.

Opioid Management and Difficult Patients

Opioid Management and Difficult Patients

Anthony Mariano, PhD, offered advice to clinicians for tapering patients off opioids.

Identifying Patients Who Need Higher Methadone Doses

Identifying Patients Who Need Higher Methadone Doses

Polymorphism at the level of drug receptors, transporters, or other proteins involved in drug metabolism or action may dampen a drug's efficacy or increase its toxicity.

Opioid Use Growing Among Pregnant Women

Opioid Use Growing Among Pregnant Women

The increase in cases of neonatal abstinence syndrome corresponds with the reported rise in opioid use during pregnancy.

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