Pain Management Resource Center

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Persistent Pain in Older Patients

Persistent pain in later life is prevalent, costly, and often disabling to patients.

Marijuana Laws Reduce Overdoses

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

DEA: Combo Hydrocodone Changes

The DEA has published the Final Rule moving hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from Schedule III to Schedule II.

No Steroids for Shoulder Pain?

For relief of shoulder pain, physical therapy and steroid shots provide similar results.

Acetaminophen vs. Placebo for Back Pain

A new study published in The Lancet questions whether acetaminophen is an effective treatment for low-back pain.

Antiepileptics in Migraine Prophylaxis

An updated review of the use of antiepileptic drugs as preventive treatment for episodic migraine has been recently published.

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.

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Neck, Back Pain Improvement Factors Targeted

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

Persistent Pain in Older Patients: Best Practices

Persistent pain in later life is prevalent, costly, and often disabling to patients.

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.

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