Tag: pain (pain management)

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CHMP Backs Bupivacaine/Meloxicam (Zynrelef) for Postop Pain

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The CHMPS has recommended granting marketing authorization for the nonopioid drug to treat surgical pain, as well as for a generic form of Fampyra to...
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NSAID/Triptan Combo Improves Treatment-Resistant Migraine

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A combination of rizatriptan and the NSAID meloxicam formulated to improve oral absorption led to better pain control than did rizatriptan alone in a phase...
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Procedures in Known/Suspected COVID-19 Guidelines (2020)

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2020 guidelines on performing procedures on patients with known or suspected COVID-19 by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Source link...
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FDA Bans Electrical Stimulation Devices for Behavior Control

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The US FDA has banned electrical stimulation devices used to control self-injurious or aggressive behavior, saying they represent an ‘unreasonable and substantial’ risk for illness...
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FDA OKs First Once-Daily IV COX-2 Preferential NSAID for Pain

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The FDA approved meloxicam injection (Anjeso, Baudax Bio) for the treatment of moderate to severe pain, either by itself or with other NSAID analgesics. FDA...
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Arousal Syndrome No Cause for Shame, Doctors Say

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PGAD, in which a person feels repeatedly sexually aroused without provocation, has been considered an extremely rare and embarrassing condition, one that has been the...
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Galcanezumab Cuts Frequency of Disabling Cluster Headaches

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Galcanezumab is a welcome option for patients who have grown frustrated with currently available treatment options, one headache expert said. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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New Guideline for Trigeminal Neuralgia Released

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A new European Academy of Neurology guideline updates recommendations for diagnosing and treating a condition that can cause excruciating pain and is difficult to diagnose...
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FDA Approves First Vaccine for Dengue, With Restrictions

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Dengvaxia is for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue virus serotypes in people aged 9 to 16 years who have previously had...
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'Prehab,' SSRIs May Reduce Postsurgical Opioid Use

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A strict preoperative rehabilitation protocol (prehab) may reduce opioid use after spinal surgery, while use of antidepressants is linked to reduced opioid use after knee...
Neurology

Stop Limiting Access to Opioid Addiction Meds, Experts Say

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A new report from the National Academies of Science seeks expanded use of methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone to help patients combat opioid use disorder. Medscape...
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Novel Program Trains Nurse Practitioners to Manage Pain Patients

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In a unique educational program, nurse practitioners learned how to examine patients with shoulder and knee pain and how to determine which patients require specialist...
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Virtual Reality Hypnosis Cuts Post-Op Pain, Anxiety in Kids

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A virtual reality hypnosis technique can reduce the need for postoperative opioids and antianxiety drugs in children. Medscape Medical News Source link...

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