Pain Management Resource Center

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Don't Blame Weather for Back Pain

Sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions.

Corticosteroids for Cancer Pain?

Even with limited evidence as to their efficacy, corticosteroids are often included in cancer pain management therapy.

Tramadol Now a Controlled Substance

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has officially declared tramadol as a Class IV substance, including its salts, isomers, and salts of isomers.

Patient Satisfaction Surveys, Opiod Abuse

Medicare's patient satisfaction surveys could be contributing to prescription opioid pain reliever abuse.

Melatonin and Nocturnal Shoulder Pain

For patients with shoulder disorders such as a rotator cuff tear or frozen shoulder, melatonin may mediate nocturnal pain.

Migraines and Menopause

Among women with migraines, the frequency of headaches increases during the menopausal transition.

Chart: Neuropathic Pain Treatments

Review this updated chart on neuropathic pain treatments for quick information when you need it.

New Drug Product: Zubsolv

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



State Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Opioid Overdose Death

State medical cannabis laws correlate with reduced state-level opioid overdose mortality rates.

Zorvolex Gains New Pain Indication

Iroko announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zorvolex (diclofenac) capsules for the management of osteoarthritis pain.

Opioid Use in Disabled Medicare Patients Common

Opioid use is common among disabled Medicare beneficiaries under 65 years of age, with broad variation in region-level measures.

DEA Makes Official Change for Hydrocodone Combination Products

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced it will publish the Final Rule moving hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from Schedule III to Schedule II tomorrow in the Federal Register.

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