Pain Management Resource Center

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

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

Opioid Guidelines for Chronic Noncancer Pain Issued by AAN

The risks of opioids outweigh their benefits for treating chronic noncancer pain such as chronic headaches, low back pain, and fibromyalgia, according to a new statement from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

Spinal Cord Stimulation Feasible for Diabetic Neuropathy

For patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDPN), spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is a successful treatment, reports a new study.

NSAIDs May Increase VTE Risk, Although Cause Unclear

Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may increase risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE).

Alternative Pain Management Research for Veterans Announced by NIH

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced thirteen research projects totaling approximately $21.7 million over five years to explore non-drug approaches to pain management and related health conditions in U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families.

Meditation for Migraines? Pilot Study Shows Promise

Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a safe and practical intervention for adults with migraine headaches, according to new research.

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