Tag: opioid use disorder

August 9, 2020
FDA Issues Naloxone Recommendations for Opioids and OUD Drugs

The FDA recommends healthcare professionals co-prescribe the opioid overdose reversal drug with all opioid prescriptions.

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March 4, 2020
JAMA Compares Effectiveness of Treatment Pathways for Opioid Use Disorder

A study of 41,000 adults finds that only treatment with buprenorphine or methadone reduced risk of overdose.

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May 1, 2019
National Institute of Health to Launch $350 Million Opioid Intervention Study

Four research sites will test proven opioid prevention and treatment interventions, hoping to reduce overdose deaths by 40% over three years.

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December 9, 2018
FDA Approves First Prescription App for Opioid Use Disorder

The reSET-O app uses cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to assist patients engaged in medication-assisted therapy for opioid dependence.

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October 1, 2018
Federal Opioid Reform Bill Signed into Law

With an enormous range of initiatives to prevent and treat opioid use disorder, the bill has officially been signed by the President.

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September 9, 2018
FDA Approves New Dosage for Opioid Dependence Therapy

Cassipa (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual film delivers a new dosage for the treatment of opioid dependence.

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