Onsolis Addiction News

Table of Contents FDA Approves New Onsolis Formulation Abuse and Risk of Fentanyl Resources and References: FDA has approved a new formulation of fentanyl buccal soluble film (Onsolis, BioDelivery Sciences International) CII for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients who are opioid-tolerant. Onsolis has fentanyl, an opioid agonist, in the form of a…

Norco Addiction News

Table of Contents Federal Health Officials Seek a Balanced Approach to Prescribing Opioid-Norco Guide to Tapering Opioids Resources and References: Federal health officials released a guide for clinicians who are considering tapering patients’ Norco prescriptions, highlighting the benefits of safe reductions in dosages while warning against abrupt drops for people who have been on the…

Neurontin Addiction News

Table of Contents Chronic Pain Is an Impossible Problem Neurontin Prescription Resources and References: A “safe” alternative to opioid painkillers turns out to be unsafe. Neurontin was supposed to be the answer. Chronic pain afflicts about a fifth of American adults, and for years, physicians thought it could be treated with prescription painkillers like Oxycontin.…

Nembutal Addiction News

Table of Contents Nembutal Addiction Paths to Nembutal Abuse and Addiction Taking the Initial Step Resources and References: Non-medical use of prescription drugs has increased throughout the U.S. In 2007, more than 6 million people were using prescription drugs for non-medical purposes. Of these people, approximately 300,000 persons were using sedatives, such as Nembutal, for…

Nardil Addiction News

Table of Contents Nardil 15mg Drugs Likely to Remain Out of Stock This Year Authorizations for Unlicensed Products Resources and References: Nardil is an irreversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) licensed for the treatment of depression, clinically characterized as ‘atypical,’ ‘non-endogenous’, ‘neurotic,’ or which has not responded to treatment with other antidepressants. Kyowa Kirin is the…

Narcotics Addiction News

Table of Contents Many Deaths Labeled ‘Cardiac Arrest’ Could Be Drug Narcotics: Study Resources and References: United States residents have long known that there’s an opioid addiction epidemic and drug abuse related deaths in the United States. But a new report suggests the true extent of these tragedies has been underrated. The study, from researchers…

Naltrexone Addiction News

Table of Contents Increased Access to MOUD in Prisons and Jails Is Linked to Lower Overdose Rate Access to MOUD in Prisons Provision of Methadone for Tapering Resources and References: The opioid-related overdose deaths epidemic persists across the U.S., and people released from jail and prisons are at particular risk. While the benefits of life-saving…

Mushroom Addiction News

Table of Contents Oakland Decriminalizes Magic Mushrooms Decriminalization of Mushrooms Resources and References: On June 4, Oakland decriminalized magic mushrooms and other entheogenic plants after more than 30 persons testified and shared how psychedelics have helped them overcome depression, anxiety, drug addiction, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Magic mushrooms, or psilocybin, are naturally occurring mushrooms taken…

Re-Engineered Plant Compound Reduces Morphine-Seeking Behavior in Mice

Table of Contents Plant Compound Shows Promise in Morphine Addiction Treatment Resources and References: The abuse of prescription and illegal opioids, such as morphine and heroin, is a significant problem in the U.S., with devastating public health, economic, and social consequences. That’s why scientists are searching for new medicines to help break the cycle of addiction. Now, researchers…