Tag: Drug Enforcement Agency

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…

What exactly is Fentanyl?

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…

El Paso DEA warns of legal consequences of opioid epidemic

by Mia Villanueva. Saturday, September 28th 2019AA This undated photo provided by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Phoenix Division shows a closeup of the fentanyl-laced sky blue pills known on the street as “Mexican oxy.” Smuggled in from Mexico, these mimic the prescription drug oxycodone. Law enforcement officers in the U.S. Southwest say they have…