Researchers have identified 4 categories for fibromyalgia, which could lead to individualized patient therapy based on presence and severity of symptoms.
Hydrocodone/acetaminophen failed to provide clinically or statistically superior pain relief compared to codeine/APAP in the treatment of acute extremity pain after ED discharge.
Most patients with multiple defects of the cytochrome P450 system naturally gravitated toward an opioid regimen primarily metabolized through the CYP450 3A4 enzyme or a non-cytochrome, says a new study.
Scientists can predict who will respond to NSAID treatment by assessing the nervous system’s own capacity to regulate pain
Oxytocin and human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) may be beneficial for patients with intractable pain.
Minimal differences in pain relief and function at 1 and 6 months were seen in a comparison of two commonly delivered epidural injection modalities.
More than half of all veterans who are prescribed opioids continue to use them chronically or beyond 90 days.
Intradiscal biacuplasty as a treatment for discogenic low-back pain has shown positive results in maintaining pain relief and physical function.
Postsurgical pain scores are strongly linked to patient satisfaction during hospitalization.
Benzodiazepines are increasingly prescribed in primary care, frequently with opioids.