Opioids


This Tiny Snail is an Alternative to Opioids for Pain Relief

This Tiny Snail is an Alternative to Opioids for Pain Relief

A chemical compound derived from the bodies of snails may actually serve as a substitute for opioids. An immense source of pain...

Feb 22 2017, 10:37am CST

FDA Issues Serious Warning for Using Opioids with Benzodiazepines

FDA Issues Serious Warning for Using Opioids with Benzodiazepines

The FDA has issued serious warning labels for opioids and benzodiazepines regarding their combined use which has been termed le...

Sep 1 2016, 7:35am CDT

Many Patients Continue Taking Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements

Many Patients Continue Taking Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements

New study says many patients take opioid painkillers even after improvement in pain after surgery. The long term of use of pote...

Jun 5 2016, 6:56am CDT