Category: OCTOBER 2019

Drug Enforcement Administration announces additional regulatory steps to address opioid epidemic

October 23, 2019 Contact: National Media Affairs Office Phone Number: (202) 307-7977. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced proposed regulations to improve DEA’s ability to oversee the production of dangerous drugs at the height of the national opioid crisis. This proposed regulation would further limit excess quantities of medications that might be…

12 Myths About Opioid Pain Medication

December 08, 2017 By Ryle Holder, PharmD, Scott Guess, PharmD, and Forest Tennant, MD, Dr. P.H. Myth #1: Above 100mg of morphine equivalence, opioid pain medications are ineffective. NONSENSE! They have no ceiling in most patients and may remain effective at dosages in the thousands. Myth #2: All pain patients who take over 100mg of morphine equivalence are diverting…