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  • Overdoses
  • We now know that overdoses from prescription opioids are a driving factor in the 16-year increase in opioid overdose deaths. (cdc.gov)
  • Vital Signs: Overdoses of Prescription Opioid Pain Relievers-United States, 1999-2008. (cdc.gov)
  • Support comes from two widely publicized ecological analyses indicating that compared with states that do not permit medical marijuana, annual death rates due to opioid overdoses were nearly one-quarter lower in states that do permit medical marijuana. (healio.com)
  • Although the great majority of adults who used cannabis did not go on to initiate or increase their nonmedical opioid use, a strong prospective association between cannabis and opioid use disorder should nevertheless sound a note of caution in ongoing policy discussions concerning cannabis and in clinical debate over authorization of medical marijuana to reduce nonmedical use of prescription opioids and fatal opioid overdoses. (healio.com)
  • morphine
  • Social attachment was demonstrated to be mediated by the opioid system through experiments administering morphine and naltrexone , an opioid agonist and antagonist, to juvenile guinea pigs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Commonly, synthetic and semisynthetic opioids such as fentanyl, oxymorphone, hydromorphone or natural opioids such as morphine are used in anesthesia. (news-medical.net)
  • The test provides physicians information about which opioids a patient is likely to respond to and assesses 49 genetic variations for information about safety and effectiveness in five specific opioids - hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, tramadol, and hydromorphone. (genomeweb.com)
  • The product has been found to contain morphine, which is an opioid, and it is not declared on the label. (foodsafetynews.com)
  • Opioids are a class of controlled pain-management drugs that contain natural or synthetic chemicals based on morphine, the active component of opium. (psychologytoday.com)
  • exposure to opioids
  • Repeated exposure to opioids causes the body to adapt, sometimes resulting in tolerance and in symptoms of withdrawal upon abrupt cessation of drug use. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Repeated exposure to opioids causes the body to adapt, sometimes resulting in tolerance (that is, more of the drug is needed to achieve the desired effect compared with when it was first prescribed) and in symptoms of withdrawal upon abrupt cessation of drug use. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Codeine
  • Codeine - Codeine is one of the weakest opioids, often given when painkillers such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen fail to work. (cnn.com)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it is requiring safety labeling changes to limit the use of prescription opioid cough and cold medicines containing codeine or hydrocodone in children younger than 18 years old because the serious risks of these medicines outweigh their potential benefits in this population. (fda.gov)
  • It's become clear that the use of prescription, opioid-containing medicines to treat cough and cold in children comes with serious risks that don't justify their use in this vulnerable population," said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. "It's critical that we protect children from unnecessary exposure to prescription cough medicines containing codeine or hydrocodone. (fda.gov)
  • In addition to limiting use in children following a comprehensive assessment of the risks and benefits of these products, labeling for adult-only use of prescription opioid cough and cold medicines that contain codeine or hydrocodone will also now include updated safety information. (fda.gov)
  • Deaths
  • Western provinces and territories continue to report higher rates of opioid-related deaths. (canada.ca)
  • We are working together on a special study to better understand the context of opioid-related deaths, as well as initiatives to advance harm reduction approaches and support prevention efforts through linkages with local public health, municipal and public safety officials. (canada.ca)
  • Macroeconomic shocks also increase the overall drug death rate, but this increase is driven by rising opioid deaths. (nber.org)
  • Deaths due to opioid abuse have risen sharply-and show no signs of leveling off. (modernmedicine.com)
  • Trump
  • President Trump will unveil his new opioid plan Monday in New Hampshire. (go.com)
  • disorder
  • To assess associations between cannabis use and change in risk for incident nonmedical prescription opioid use and opioid use disorder at 3 years, researchers analyzed data from wave 1 (2001-2002) and wave 2 (2004-2005) of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. (healio.com)
  • 95% CI, 1.63-5.47) and increased incident prescription opioid use disorder, although this association failed to reach statistical significance. (healio.com)
  • A new, free mobile app provides immediate access to information about medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. (texmed.org)
  • these include opioid-use disorder, opioid intoxication, and opioid withdrawal. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Strong cravings for opioids, an inability to function without opioids in spite of physical, emotional and financial side effects, and loss of control over their use are signs of Opioid Use Disorder. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Drugs
  • Innovative and highly efficient methodologies are applied in the research program of the 'Opioid Research Group', which allow to characterize new drugs and drug actions at the in vitro and in vivo levels, together with mechanistic studies. (uibk.ac.at)
  • Opioids are drugs similar in effect to the opium poppy. (uspharmacist.com)
  • Opioids are a class of drugs used to reduce pain. (cdc.gov)
  • This can temporarily reverse the effects of opioid drugs. (gov.mb.ca)
  • Opioids are only safe to use with other drugs under a physician's supervision. (psychologytoday.com)
  • abuse
  • It was the first time the agency has asked that a opioid pain medication be pulled "due to the public health consequences of abuse. (cnn.com)
  • Ending the spread of HIV is within our reach, but the administration's approach to opioid abuse is a problem. (reason.com)
  • Prescribing
  • it's possible that we are preventing less people from becoming addicted through better prescribing," said Kolodny, executive director of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing. (cnn.com)
  • Studies have shown that while rates of opioid prescribing remain high in the US, they have decreased from a peak of 81 prescriptions for every 100 people in 2010 to about 70 per 100. (cnn.com)
  • Significant reductions in opioid prescribing have also been reported following passage of medical marijuana laws. (healio.com)
  • Can we nudge our way to responsible opioid prescribing? (go.com)
  • Texas' new opioid prescribing rules, board certification, and lawsuits top the list of popular topics that Texas Medicine Today covered this year. (texmed.org)
  • Are You Ready for Changes to Opioid Prescribing in Texas? (texmed.org)
  • scourge
  • I heartily applaud Attorney General Sessions for the major step he is taking and for his continued collaboration with our office to protect West Virginians from this deadly scourge of opioid excess," Mr. Morrisey said of the proposed change. (nytimes.com)