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16:30 EDT 28th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: Assessment of Tramadol as a Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Opioids are one of the most commonly abused drugs among individuals who seek treatment for drug abuse. Thus, it is necessary to develop new treatments for opioid addiction. The purpose of this trial is determine whether tramadol is effective in treating opioid dependent individuals.

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Now What? DEA Tosses Tramadol in Class IV (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) scheduled tramadol as a Class IV substance -- what?s the big fuss about tramadol that led to this decision by the DEA?

Now What? DEA Tosses Tramadol in Schedule IV (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) scheduled tramadol as a Schedule IV substance -- what?s the big fuss about tramadol that led to this decision by the DEA?

DEA: Placement of Tramadol Into Schedule IV

July 11, 2014 -- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced tramadol has been placed into schedule IV of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) effective August 18, 2014. The new schedu...

Janssen's tramadol supply chain ready for DEA's rescheduling deadline

Janssen Pharmaceuticals is prepared for Tramadol's reclassification by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and says the supply of its versions of the opioid analgesic will not be interrupted...

Back From the Brink Groups Urge Wide Use of Opioid Antidote to Avert Overdoses

For a North Carolina mother who routinely stayed up nights, having naloxone on hand brought some relief. If her opioid-addicted son overdosed, giving him the opioid antagonist could save his life with...

Tramadol moves closer to Schedule 3 status

Tramadol is to be placed in Schedule 3 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 when it becomes a controlled substance later this year (2014), the Government has revealed. However, it will be exempt f...

Four medicines set to become controlled drugs

Zopiclone and zaleplon will become controlled drugs (CDs) from next month, in addition to tramadol and lisdexamphetamine. Parliament approved the changes to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 earli...

Alcoholism treatment: Kappa opioid receptors a new target

The list of brain receptor targets for opiates reads like a fraternity: Mu Delta Kappa. The mu opioid receptor is the primary target for morphine and endogenous opioids like endorphin, whereas the del...

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Psychosis following Tramadol Withdrawal.

Tramadol is a centrally acting opioid analgesic used to treat moderate to sever pain. It has more advantage and less opioid adverse effects than conventional opioid analgesia.

Does naloxone prevent seizure in tramadol intoxicated patients?

Tramadol poisoning has increased in recent years. Seizure is one of the side-effects of tramadol toxicity. There is a controversy about possible preventive effect of naloxone in tramadol poisoning ind...

Proconvulsant effects of tramadol and morphine on pentylenetetrazol-induced seizures in adult rats using different routes of administration.

Tramadol is frequently used as a pain reliever. However, it has been sometimes noted to have the potential to cause seizures. Because of its dual mechanism of action (both opioid and nonopioid), the a...

Occupancy of serotonin transporter by tramadol: a positron emission tomography study with 11CDASB.

Tramadol is used for the treatment of pain, and it is generally believed to activate the μ-opioid receptor and inhibit serotonin (5-HT) and norepinephrine (NE) transporters. Recent findings from anim...

The efficacy of submucosal tramadol in the postoperative treatment of pain following septoplasty operations.

Tramadol is a centrally acting opioid which is effective for moderate-severe pain and is being used for various acute and chronic pain scenarios. The primary endpoint of this controlled, randomized do...

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