A study presented at the 2013 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons has demonstrated that a simple postoperative pain treatment decreases both pain and the use of narcotic pain relievers.
Light/moderate alcohol consumption combined with a therapeutic amount of acetaminophen is associated with increased odds of kidney dysfunction,
Changes would decrease number of refills before returning to doctor; supplies lasting 90 days.
Substance use disorder treatment rates higher in states with full parity legislation.
The use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol, amphetamines, and marijuana, appears common in truck drivers, particularly when working conditions are poor, according to research published online Oct. 21 in Occupational & Environmental Medicine.
Characteristics associated with opioid overdose and doctor-shopping (utilizing more than 10 providers for schedule II to V medications over a one-year period) have been identified.