Opioid Addiction

Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number in United States

Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number in United States

The number of opioid overdose deaths in the United States reached a new record last year with 72,000 deaths, which works out to about 200 a day.

These Tools May Help Providers and Policymakers to Address the Opioid Crisis

These Tools May Help Providers and Policymakers to Address the Opioid Crisis

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The Stopping the Transmission of Opioids to the Next Generation tool allows clinicians treating women of childbearing age with opioid use disorder to estimate risks associated with pregnancies in this patient population.

Oral Slow-Release Morphine Beneficial for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders

Oral Slow-Release Morphine Beneficial for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders

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Number of deaths due to opioid-related overdose may be reduced with slow-release oral morphine.

Tramadol ER Reduces Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms Comparably to Buprenorphine

Tramadol ER Reduces Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms Comparably to Buprenorphine

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Symptoms of opioid withdrawal can be treated with the ER formulation of tramadol.

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