New research in JAMA Psychiatry reports that use of antipsychotics increased among adolescents and young adults over a four-year period, even though more than half did not have an outpatient or inpatient claim that included a mental disorder diagnosis.
Mayo Clinic researchers found that one in four patients prescribed an opioid for the first time progress to long-term prescriptions.
Bayer HealthCare announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an alternate confirmation test for Essure inserts, administered three months following the procedure for hysteroscopic sterilization.
Patients who use of multiple pharmacies concurrently (pharmacy shopping) and have overlapping prescriptions for opioid medications have a greater risk of opioid overdose events, according to a study in The Journal of Pain.
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