Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety study estimates the prevalence and risk factors for self-reported misuse of prescribed opioids in the general adult population. Based on data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the study’s investigators estimate that of more than 89 million US adults who used prescription […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 — Misuse of prescribed opioids is associated with other high-risk drug behaviors, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety. Ramin Mojtabai, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and colleagues used data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH; 2015 […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Older adults diagnosed with dementia are frequently being prescribed potentially inappropriate medications, which leaves them at risk of delirium, worsening cognitive impairment, and increased mortality, a University of Otago study has found. Lead author Dr. Sharmin Bala, of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, is calling for improvements to prescriptions […]Continue Reading ...
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Motion Issues Aged sufferers affected by overactive bladder (OAB) are prescribed oxybutynin at an “alarmingly top” charge, in spite of its identified impact on cognitive decline. Notice that the frequency with which oxybutynin is prescribed could also be pushed by way of tiered Medicare formularies that mandate that sufferers use the drug first earlier than […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Young children prescribed antibiotics and, to a lesser extent, drugs to curb excess stomach acid, may be at heightened risk of obesity, suggests research published online in the journal Gut. These drugs, particularly if taken for lengthy periods, may alter gut microbes that have been associated with weight gain, explain the […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 — For patients undergoing rhinoplasty, postoperative opioid refills are extremely rare, according to a research letter published online Sept. 6 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Rosh K.V. Sethi, M.D., M.P.H., from Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues conducted a retrospective review of 173 patients who underwent rhinoplasty to examine opioid […]Continue Reading ...
Credit score: CC0 Public Area Cesarean supply is the commonest inpatient surgical process in the US, with 1.four million c-sections carried out each and every 12 months. Opioids, maximum often oxycodone, are the usual ache medicines prescribed to girls following cesarean supply, however the choice of capsules which can be prescribed varies between suppliers and […]Continue Reading ...
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