Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Pain Management http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/pain/condition-rss Pain Management en-us Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:24:44 EDT Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:24:44 EDT Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Linked to ADHD Risk in Kids http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Acetaminophen-Use-During-Pregnancy-Linked-to-ADHD-Risk-in-Kids Children whose mothers used acetaminophen during pregnancy had an increased risk for behavioral problems related to ADHD, but experts advise that more research is required to investigate the association. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:08:38 EDT Hydrocodone Combination Product Rescheduling: The Bigger Picture http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Hydrocodone-Combination-Product-Rescheduling-The-Bigger-Picture Jeff Fudin, PharmD, FCCP, argues that the way to make hydrocodone combination products safer for patients is to provide more education for those who prescribe the medications and pharmacists who dispense them. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:27:01 EST Why Should Hydrocodone Combination Products Be Categorized as CII Drugs? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Why-Should-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products-Be-Categorized-as-CII-Drugs Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, explains why hydrocodone combination products should no longer be categorized as Schedule III drugs. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 03:30:19 EST Codeine and Rescheduling Hydrocodone Combination Products http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Codeine-and-Rescheduling-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products Jeff Fudin, PharmD, FCCP, argues that categorizing hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II could lead to increased prescription of codeine, a much “sloppier” drug that could create problems for patients. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 03:06:11 EST Rescheduling Hydrocodone Combination Products Will Lead to More Responsible Use http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Rescheduling-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products-Will-Lead-to-More-Responsible-Use Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, argues that rescheduling hydrocodone combination products will lead to more responsible prescribing of the drugs and monitoring of their use. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 03:46:55 EST Rescheduling Hydrocodone Combination Products: Lessons from New York State http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Rescheduling-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products-Lessons-from-New-York-State Jeff Fudin, PharmD, FCCP, discusses the effect of rescheduling hydrocodone combination products as CII in New York State on prescription of other opioids, including oxycodone. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 04:27:10 EST How Rescheduling Hydrocodone Combination Products Will Reduce Abuse http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Rescheduling-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products-Will-Reduce-Abuse Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, explains how rescheduling hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II drugs will help reduce levels of abuse. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 03:15:42 EST Abuse Liability of Hydrocodone Combination Products http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Abuse-Liability-of-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products Jeff Fudin, PharmD, FCCP, argues that studies comparing the abuse liability of hydrocodone combination products with that of other opioids have produced conflicting results. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 06:32:45 EST Rationale for Categorizing Hydrocodone Combination Products as Schedule III http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Rationale-for-Categorizing-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products-as-Schedule-III Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, discusses why hydrocodone combination products were categorized as Schedule III in the first place. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 04:39:51 EST Will Rescheduling Hydrocodone Combination Products Actually Reduce Abuse? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Will-Rescheduling-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products-Actually-Reduce-Abuse Jeff Fudin, PharmD, FCCP, argues that categorizing hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II drugs is unlikely to reduce abuse of the medications. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 05:16:54 EST Potential for Abuse of Hydrocodone Combination Products http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Potential-for-Abuse-of-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, discusses the appeal of hydrocodone combination products to drug abusers. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 04:28:42 EST Evidence for Rescheduling Hydrocodone Combination Products? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Evidence-for-Rescheduling-Hydrocodone-Combination-Products Jeff Fudin, PharmD, FCCP, argues that there is no evidence to support categorizing hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II drugs rather than Schedule III drugs. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:53:48 EST Increased Opioid Usage http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Increased-Opioid-Usage In the first in a series of videos on regulation of hydrocodone combination products, Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, discusses the dramatic increase in the use of opioids in the United States. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 01:11:27 EST The Mystery and Complexities of Chronic Pain http://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/The-Mystery-and-Complexities-of-Chronic-Pain Elliot Krane, MD, discusses the mystery and complexities of treating and managing chronic pain. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 03:23:57 EDT Clearing Up Misperceptions About the Pain Standards http://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Clearing-Up-Misperceptions-About-the-Pain-Standards Pat Adamski, director of the Joint Commission's Standards Interpretations Group, clears up common misperceptions about the organization's pain standards. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 03:16:28 EDT FDA Backs New Restrictions on Hydrocodone Painkillers http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/FDA-Backs-New-Restrictions-on-Hydrocodone-Painkillers In an attempt to stem the abuse of hydrocodone combination products, the agency will recommend that they be reclassified as Schedule II drugs from their current status as Schedule III drugs. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:39:56 EDT Treating Chronic Pain at the Nebraska Medical Center http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Treating-Chronic-Pain-at-the-Nebraska-Medical-Center A patient who thought chronic pain meant she would never work again or have a normal family life found relief at the Nebraska Medical Center. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 02:48:34 EDT Pain Management at the Mayo Clinic http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Pain-Management-at-the-Mayo-Clinic A patient with unyielding pain for a decade learns how to manage her pain at the Mayo Clinic’s Pain Rehabilitation Center. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 02:45:01 EDT Treatment of Chronic Pain in Children http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Treatment-of-Chronic-Pain-in-Children Sherilyn Driscoll, MD, a pediatrics physiatrist at the Mayo Clinic, discusses how treatment of chronic pain in children has changed. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:56:48 EDT Patients Use More Opioids After Weight-Loss Surgery http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Patients-Use-More-Opioids-After-Weight-Loss-Surgery Three years after undergoing bariatric surgery, average daily morphine equivalents for chronic opioid users increased by 18% compared with intake a year before the surgery. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:33:38 EDT