Pain Management Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Brain Stimulation for Fibromyalgia

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation may improve quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia,

Opioid Prescriptions in the ER

Prescriptions for opioid analgesics in the emergency department have risen dramatically over the last decade.

Low Back Pain: Global Disability, Burden

Low back pain, including that arising from ergonomic exposures at work, is associated with considerable global disability and burden

Can Pain Relievers Fight "Superbugs"?

Common NSAIDs may help to prevent the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria ("superbugs") by providing an alternative treatment for infections.

Brain Scans for Headaches Unnecessary

Research has found that routine headache neuroimaging is frequently ordered by doctors for patients suffering from headaches.

Marijuana for Rheumatic Conditions?

Health care professionals should currently discourage rheumatology patients from using herbal cannabis as a therapy.

Chart: Opioids with Abuse Deterrents

Learn more about opioids with abuse deterrent properties.

New Drug Product: Zubsolv

Maintenance treatment of opioid dependence, as part of a complete treatment plan to include counseling and psychosocial support.



RECALL: Propofol Injectable Metal Particles Found

The FDA announced a nationwide recall of seven lots of Propofol Injectable Emulsion 1% (Hospira), due to visible metal particles embedded in the glass to the user level.

Evidence of Short-Term Opioid Use in Low Back Pain

There is evidence of short-term efficacy (moderate for pain and small for function) of opioids for treatment of chronic low back pain (CLBP) compared with placebo; however, the effectiveness and safety of long-term opioid therapy for treatment of CLBP remains unproven.

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