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TEDx: What causes opioid addiction?

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Opioid Use & Pain

Opioid prescriptions have increased three-fold over the past two decades, and we have seen how this skyrocketing availability of medications has helped create a new drug abusing population, some of whom suffer severe health consequences. More deaths now occur as … Continue reading

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Narrow Indication for Abuse-Deterrent Morphine

The latest opioid approved by FDA will be “expected” to reduce abuse by only one route — injection — in its official labeling. In a carefully-worded press release, drugmaker Egalet said its extended-release morphine drug Arymo ER “increased resistance to … Continue reading

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