Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Opioids

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AIPM’s Response to FDA’s Request to Pull Opana ER Off Market

On Thursday, June 8, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration “requested that Endo Pharmaceuticals remove its opioid pain medication, reformulated Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride), from the market,” the FDA said in a statement. Apparently Opana ER, an extended release form of the opioid drug oxymorphone, was being crushed up and injected by people seeking to

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AIPM Executive Director to Speak at Chronic Pain Seminar in April

AIPM’s Executive Director Bob Twillman, PhD, will be a speaker at a seminar entitled, “Natural Approaches to Chronic Pain: Effective Alternatives to Opioids,” on Saturday, April 29 from 8 am – 2 pm at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. Through a joint providership with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Academy

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Featured Online CME Programs: Prescribing

For many practitioners, continuing education courses are required to maintain your license or to continue to prescribe controlled substances. Our growing library of online courses comply with many of those CME requirements. Here are 5 for prescribing that you can take anytime, anywhere: Who is at Risk for Opioid Addiction: How do I know? 1-hour

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