Pain Management Resource Center

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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.



NSAIDs, Anticoagulants Up Major Bleeding in VTE

Concomitant use of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or aspirin in patients with venous thromboembolism receiving anticoagulant therapy is tied to increased risk of bleeding.

Emergency Burn Gel to Return to Retail Shelves

Quest Products has announced that it will now distribute Alocane Emergency Burn Gel (Lidocaine HCl 4%), a topical gel for pain and itch relief.

Abuse Not Tied to Pain Severity in Chronic Pelvic Pain

A history of adolescent or adult abuse is not associated with pain severity, but is linked to pain-related disability and depression in women with chronic pelvic pain.

No Substantial LBP Savings with Psychosocial Education

Implementation of a brief psychosocial education program achieves only modest savings in low back pain-related health care costs

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