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Endometriosis: Traditional, Current, and Emerging Treatments

Clinicians generally have 2 options for women who develop endometriosis: surgery or medical therapies. The goal is to address active symptoms, prevent recurrence, and control pain.

Endometriosis: Traditional, Current, and Emerging Treatments


Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times

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FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Against Approving Abuse-Deterrent Pain Med

The FDA voted against recommendign oxycodone extended-release capsules (REMOXY ER, Pain Therapeutics) for approval for the management of pain severe enough to require long-term, around-the-clock opioid treatment, during a joint meeting of the agency’s Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee (AADPAC), and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSARM).

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Against Approving Abuse-Deterrent Pain Med


Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times

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Express Scripts Officials Offer Value-Based Migraine Program

Once on preventive therapy, these neuroscience specialist pharmacists will offer coaching for members to achieve optimal medication adherence, and to help members avoid migraine triggers.  

Express Scripts Officials Offer Value-Based Migraine Program


Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times

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Arthritis Prevalent with Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults

A new study has found that arthritis is commonly reported in older adults with varying degrees of depression, highlighting the importance of screening and treating arthritis-related pain in these patients.

Arthritis Prevalent with Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults


Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times