Tag: oxycodone

U.S. urges shared decisions with pain patients taking opioids Associated Press

CARLA K. JOHNSON, Associated Press October 10, 2019 Opioids Prescribing FILE – This Aug. 29, 2018, file photo shows an arrangement of prescription oxycodone pills in New York. U.S. health officials are again warning doctors against abandoning chronic pain patients by abruptly stopping their opioid prescriptions. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services instead…

PAIN NEWS NETWORK: DEA Proposes More Cuts In RX Opioids

September 12, 2019 By Pat Anson, PNN Editor The Drug Enforcement Administration is proposing more cuts in the supply of hydrocodone, oxycodone and three other opioid pain medications in 2020. If approved, it would be the 4th consecutive year the DEA has made steep reductions in opioid production quotas. For the fourth consecutive year, the…

PAIN NEWS NETWORK DEA Proposes More Cuts in RX Opioids

September 12, 2019 By Pat Anson, PNN Editor The Drug Enforcement Administration is proposing more cuts in the supply of hydrocodone, oxycodone and three other opioid pain medications in 2020. If approved, it would be the 4th consecutive year the DEA has made steep reductions in opioid production quotas. For the fourth consecutive year, the…

How to Make Change in Chronic Pain Policy

Posted on July 18, 2019 by Amy Coombs I happened to catch a television interview with Georgia Congressman Buddy Carter on Wednesday. Carter, who is a pharmacist was discussing the Washington Post Story that said six companies “saturated” (their term) the country with 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pain pills from 2006-to-2012. The Washington Post…