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Conventional medical practice generally holds that bringing up the subject of dependence and addiction can alienate patients - especially those already dependent and needing more pills. In fact, many doctors, if not most, tend to refill such patients' opioid painkiller prescriptions to avoid…

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Developer says the new drug reduces pain without creating the euphoria that led to the opioid epidemic Drug developer Nektar Therapeutics has announced positive results from a phase III trial of its experimental opioid painkiller called NKTR-181. The drug “significantly reduced pain in patients…

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Pain specialists have suspected for years that opioid painkillers are somehow related to symptoms of depression in chronic pain patients. A new study published in the medical journal Pain shows that those suspicions were indeed correct. As chronic pain patients increase their dosage of opioid…

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The number of opioid-addicted newborns in Florida, like heroin and hydrocodone, has increased more than 10-fold since 1995, says a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And the soaring 10-fold increase “far exceeds the three-fold increase observed nationally,”…

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Zohydro ER, the extended release hydrocodone prescription painkiller that caused a firestorm when the FDA approved it over a year ago, has finally been released in a new abuse-resistant formulation. An extended release painkiller contains 5 or 6 times as much opioid as a single-dose pill. It’s…

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In this newsletter we publish articles about topics that we believe will interest our readers and articles that educate and enlighten. Larry Golbom is a good friend and is the host of the Prescription Addiction Radio Show which airs in the Tampa Bay market on WGUL 860 AM every Sunday night at 9:00…

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Along with a dozen other members of our national coalition, Advocates For Prescription Opioid Drug Reform (“APODR”), Larry Golbom, host of the Prescription Addiction Radio Show, and I attended a meeting on February 10, 2009 that was convened by the Food and Drug Administration…

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A reduction in the soaring numbers of people seeking effective methadone detox — the first step in true methadone drug rehabilitation — might be the welcome results of new regulations expected to be introduced later this year by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The planned…

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