Analgesics


A study has assessed palliative selective and superselective arterial embolization with N-butyl-cyanoacrylate ( n-BCA ) for cancer patients with spinal...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Hysingla ER ( Hydrocodone bitartrate ), an extended-release ( ER...


Osteoarthritis is the most common form of joint disease and the leading cause of pain and physical disability in older...


Health professionals are reminded of the risks of accidental exposure to or ingestion of Fentanyl patches, especially for children. Fentanyl is...


In sickle cell disease ( SCD ), pain is considered chronic if it lasts more than 3 months. People with...


The European Medicines Agency’s Committee on Medicinal Products for Human Use has reviewed the benefits and risks of the antiemetic...


The Coordination Group for Mutual Recognition and Decentralised Procedures – Human ( CMDh ) has endorsed by consensus a series...


The Committee on Medicinal Products for Human Use ( CHMP ) has recommended changes to the use of Metoclopramide-containing medicines...


According to NICE ( National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence ) Ofatumumab ( Arzerra ) is not recommended for...


Prexige is a selective COX-2 inhibitor in the class of drugs called NSAIDs ( non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ). In New Zealand, Novartis...


Intravenous Morphine used alone or with topical Tetracaine effectively reduced levels of pain in preterm newborn infants undergoing central line...


A study found that vertebroplasty, a procedure used to treat painful compression fractures in the spinal vertebrae due to osteoporosis,...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved a monthly injectable formulation of Vivitrol ( Naltrexone for extended-release...


A study, conducted by Roy Patchell and colleagues at the University of Kentucky and published in the Lancet, indicated the...


A study in healthy volunteers suggests that the use of Oxycodone ( OxyContin ), a synthetic opioid compound, may be...


Fentanyl transdermal patch ( Duragesic ) may be an effective way to control pain in children. Results from an international study...


Patients previously treated with three classes of antiretrovirals can achieve maximal viral suppression when starting a regimen of Enfuvirtide (...


Women who consume higher doses of non-aspirin painkillers are much more likely to develop high blood pressure than women who...


The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) issued a public health advisory to alert health care professionals, patients and...