Dependence-free pain relief

In recent times, attention has centered on the use of opioid medications, including morphine and related analgesics like hydrocodone. While considered a blessing for patients experiencing severe and acute pain, the potential for addiction and the risk of fatal overdose also pose a significant challenge. The opioid crisis, claiming thousands of lives annually in the… Continue reading Dependence-free pain relief

Treating opioids without medication is more harmful than no treatment at all, study finds

A recent study led by Yale University sheds light on the effectiveness of short-term medical management (commonly known as detox) and long-term rehabilitation treatments, excluding continued use of naltrexone or methadone, in preventing overdose deaths in cases of opioid use disorders. Researchers emphasize the significance of sustained medication therapy for opioid use disorders, advocating for… Continue reading Treating opioids without medication is more harmful than no treatment at all, study finds

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