In 2016, more than 42,200 deaths in the United States involved opioids.41 The rate of opioid-related deaths has risen steadily and drastically since 1999. Although public policy has focused on curbing these high rates, the epidemic remains a public health crisis. An important predictor of opioid overdose is the co-use of benzodiazepines.12,22,36 Benzodiazepines are frequently […]
Pain is a major healthcare problem. According to the most recent Global Burden of Disease Study, several of the most common conditions are pain problems (such as tension-type headache, migraine and low back pain). Also, pain is the leading cause of disability, with low back pain (first), migraine (second), neck pain (sixth), and other musculoskeletal […]
Loud conversation overheard at the gym: These kids, you know, they workout out like kids, they don’t stretch, they get hurt, they pull a groin, and they’re like, why, how did this happen? Well, maybe if you knew that stretching prevents injury, like a grown up, you wouldn’t have gotten hurt! Adults know that you […]
The FDA has approved AbbVie’s elagolix (Orilissa) product, a drug specifically developed for women with moderate to severe endometriosis pain.
FDA Approves Endometriosis Pain Management Treatment
Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times