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Perioperative IV acetaminophen may not impact opioid use after minimally invasive spine surgeries

April 16, 2019
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FDA warns websites for illegally marketing opioids

April 2, 2019
The FDA issued warning letters to two online networks for illegally marketing unapproved, misbranded and potentially harmful opioids, such as tramadol, requesting…
In the Journals

Number of opioids prescribed falls as long-term prescriptions rise

March 15, 2019
Over a period of 12 years, the number of opioids prescribed per person decreased, whereas the prescribing rate for long-term prescriptions increased, according to…
In the Journals

Dual opioid prescriptions from VA, Medicare linked to higher risk for overdose death

March 11, 2019
Receiving opioid prescriptions from both the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicare Part D was independently associated with two to three times the odds of…
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