Pain Management Resource Center

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Live Coverage of PAINWeek 2014

Exclusive access to live, onsite coverage of up-to-date evidence-based scientific findings in pain management.

IBD and Heavy Opioid Use

Clinicians should closely monitor the use of these medications in IBD treatment plans to reduce the risk of heavy subsequent use.

Pharmacies, Clinics Rx Drop-Off Sites

Attorney General Eric Holder stated that the new DEA regulation would help to prevent prescription drug misuse, particularly with opioid medications.

Aleve PM for Overnight Pain

Bayer HealthCare announced the launch of Aleve PM caplets for occasional sleeplessness associated with minor aches and pains.

Neck, Back Pain Improvement Factors

Observational registry-based research can inform patients and physicians about prognosis for subacute or chronic neck or low back pain.

Migraine Prophylactic Therapy

More research needs to be done to understand the reasons for non-adherence for migraine prophylactic therapy.

Pediatricians Prep for Anesthesia

Pediatricians have an important part in preparing surgical patients and their families for procedures, including anesthesia.

New Drug Product: Zubsolv

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

News

Prevalence, Characteristics of Persistent Pain in U.S. Adults

Estimated rates of chronic pain and measurements for assessment vary significantly in published research, making it difficult to identify potentially unmet needs for pain management.

Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs

A new report estimates more than two-thirds of emergency department visits for overdoses of narcotic drugs involve prescription medications.

Diabetic Neuropathy Patients May Be at Increased Risk of Falls

When walking up and down stairs, patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) are slower at generating strength at the ankle and knee compared to control participants, which may increase the risk of falls.

Exparel Reduces Postsurgical Complications with Opioid Use

Pacira announced results from a study on an Exparel (bupivacaine)-based pain management regimen for reducing postsurgical complications associated with opioid use.

Sarcoidosis-Associated Small Fiber Neuropathy Therapy Fast Tracked by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track status to ARA290 (Araim Pharmaceuticals) for the treatment of Sarcoidosis-associated Small Fiber Neuropathy (SFN).

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