Tag: DEA

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…

DEA SAYS IT DOESN’T ‘REGULATE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE’ AMID PATIENT BACKLASH TO PROPOSED OPIOID PRESCRIPTION CUTS

BY BLAKE DODGE ON 10/14/19 AT 1:18 PM EDT After hundreds of chronic pain patients begged the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reconsider its proposed cuts to opioid production, the agency told Newsweek it’s not responsible for their inability to get prescriptions. If the DEA adopts the cuts, they would reduce production of some of…

DEA SAYS IT DOESN’T ‘REGULATE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE’ AMID PATIENT BACKLASH TO PROPOSED OPIOID PRESCRIPTION CUTS

BY BLAKE DODGE ON 10/14/19 AT 1:18 PM EDT After hundreds of chronic pain patients begged the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reconsider its proposed cuts to opioid production, the agency told Newsweek it’s not responsible for their inability to get prescriptions. If the DEA adopts the cuts, they would reduce production of some of…

What exactly is Prialt?

I am involved with several social media groups that are for those with chronic pain, have a pain pump, supporting someone with pain or a pump and more. In these groups the topic of the medications being used has come up quite often lately. I am going to run several post, each with a brief…

What exactly is Morphine?

I am involved with several social media groups that are for those with chronic pain, have a pain pump and more. In thee groups the topic of the medications being used has come up often. I am going to run several post, each with a brief look into a different medication. I have an internal…