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.
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.
Number of deaths due to opioid-related overdose may be reduced with slow-release oral morphine.
Symptoms of opioid withdrawal can be treated with the ER formulation of tramadol.
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