14 10, 2016

Buprenorphine Implants at First Step Recovery Center

By |2016-10-14T13:00:11+00:00October 14, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Buprenorphine Implants at First Step Recovery Center

In May of 2016, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved a buprenorphine implant called Probuphine for use in treating opioid addiction. The implant provides users with a low dose of [...]

9 09, 2016

FDA Requires Warnings for Prescription Drug Use

By |2016-09-09T12:00:15+00:00September 9, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on FDA Requires Warnings for Prescription Drug Use

On August 31, 2016, the United State Food and Drug Administration announced a new requirement for manufacturers of both brand name and generic opioid analgesics and benzodiazepines as well as opioid-based cough medications.

26 08, 2016

Rising Use of Opioids Increases Risks of Addiction & Overdose

By |2016-08-26T12:00:05+00:00August 26, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Rising Use of Opioids Increases Risks of Addiction & Overdose

Opioid addiction is a growing problem in the United States where this epidemic is reaching far beyond the medical sphere and into the political one. In fact, an increasing number of legal [...]

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