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(Bentham Science Publishers) For decades the opioid receptors have been an attractive therapeutic target for pain management and many endogenous opioid peptides have been known to produce opioid activ...
The British biotech reports positive results for its opioid dependece treatment as concerns surge in the U.S. about opioid abuse.
Naloxone is an opioid antagonist, used as an "antidote" for opioid overdose which includes heroin, and opioid pain medicines such as morphine, fentanyl and codeine. It has been used since the 1970s by...
Dr Peter Yellowlees discusses opioid agonist treatment for pharmaceutical opioid-dependent people. Medscape Psychiatry
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the expansion of access to opioid treatment in order to combat the opioid epidemic in the United States. HHS is growing access to medic...
Opioid users and their friends and families may soon have an app to locate a source of naloxone, the antidote that can stop or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
Patients who were prescribed opioids prior to total knee arthroplasty had an increased risk of opioid use 12 months following the procedure, according to results presented at the Current Concepts in J...
This month, Cigna Corp did away with pre-authorization requirements that had previously stood between those struggling with opioid addiction and treatment, an action that is just one of the many colla...
Opioid use disorders attributed to tramadol (OUD-T) is a public health problem in Egypt. The objective of this study was to assess the psychiatric comorbidity among patients with opioid use disorder a...
Tramadol and tapentadol are centrally acting, synthetic opioid analgesics used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain. Main metabolic patterns for these drugs in humans are well characterized. Tr...
Cognitive impairment is one of the consequences of substance abuse. Tramadol abuse is a public health problem in Egypt. The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of cog...
The epidemic of opioid abuse is related in part to incomplete understanding of pain-relief management, opioid tolerance, and opioid addiction. Among the prevention strategies are more widespread shari...
Postoperative shivering (POS) is a common complication that occurs after regional and general anesthesia. Thus far, numerous studies have reported on the effectiveness of tramadol in preventing or tre...