Those dependent on prescription drugs, as well as concerned loved ones, should choose to seek out information to better understand the reality of such addictions. The Arizona Prescription Drug Addiction Helpline offers a blog to help educate the public about many associated concerns about prescription drug dependence. Here, readers can learn valuable information, such as how to assist in cases of an emergency overdose and warning signs to look for that could point to a problem with medications.
Despite controversies over long-term use of opioids for treatment of chronic pain owing to the large number of deaths caused by the overdose of prescription painkillers, its nearly unabated consumption continues in the United States. The concern of medical practitioners and psychologists about the effectiveness and abuse liability of opioids for treatment of chronic pain […]Continue Reading
Given the state of seriousness involving prescription drug abuse across the United States, the North Carolina Attorney General, Roy Cooper, recently asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to start following the proposed 2016 Guidelines of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.Continue Reading