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Ambulatory Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonmalignant Pain in the United States, 2000–2010
Background:Escalating rates of prescription opioid use and abuse have occurred in the context of efforts to improve the treatment of nonmalignant pain. Objective:The aim of the study was to… Expand
Effect of Florida's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and Pill Mill Laws on Opioid Prescribing and Use.
- L. Rutkow, H. Chang, M. Daubresse, D. Webster, E. Stuart, G. Alexander
- JAMA internal medicine
- 1 October 2015
IMPORTANCE Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and pill mill laws are among the principal means states use to reduce prescription drug abuse and diversion, yet little high-quality evidence… Expand
Impact of prescription drug monitoring programs and pill mill laws on high-risk opioid prescribers: A comparative interrupted time series analysis.
- H. Chang, Tatyana Lyapustina, +5 authors G. C. Alexander
- Drug and alcohol dependence
- 1 August 2016
BACKGROUND Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) and pill mill laws were implemented to reduce opioid-related injuries/deaths. We evaluated their effects on high-risk prescribers in Florida.… Expand
Emergency department visits by adults for psychiatric medication adverse events.
- Lee M. Hampton, M. Daubresse, H. Chang, G. Alexander, D. Budnitz
- JAMA psychiatry
- 1 September 2014
IMPORTANCE In 2011, an estimated 26.8 million US adults used prescription medications for mental illness. OBJECTIVE To estimate the numbers and rates of adverse drug event (ADE) emergency… Expand
Effect of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Asthma Medication Sales and Healthcare Use.
- M. Daubresse, S. Hutfless, +6 authors G. Alexander
- American journal of respiratory and critical care…
- 1 July 2015
RATIONALE The United States is one of only two countries that permit direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs, and many questions remain regarding its effects. OBJECTIVES To… Expand
Prevalence and treatment of pain in EDs in the United States, 2000 to 2010.
- H. Chang, M. Daubresse, S. P. Kruszewski, G. Alexander
- The American journal of emergency medicine
- 1 May 2014
OBJECTIVES To describe changes in the prevalence and severity of pain and prescribing of non-opioid analgesics in US emergency departments (EDs) from 2000 to 2010. METHODS Analysis of serial… Expand
Effect of a "pill mill" law on opioid prescribing and utilization: The case of Texas.
- Tatyana Lyapustina, L. Rutkow, +5 authors G. Alexander
- Drug and alcohol dependence
- 1 February 2016
BACKGROUND States have attempted to reduce prescription opioid abuse through strengthening the regulation of pain management clinics; however, the effect of such measures remains unclear. We… Expand
The Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act and postmarketing commitments.
The Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act and Postmarketing Commitments Because rare but potentially serious adverse events of prescription drugs are often discovered only after market… Expand
Patterns of Buprenorphine-Naloxone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in a Multistate Population
Background: Buprenorphine-naloxone treatment for opioid use disorder has rapidly expanded, yet little is known about treatment outcomes among patients in the general population. Objective: To examine… Expand
Effect of Prescription Drug Coupons on Statin Utilization and Expenditures: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Drug coupons are widely used, but their effects are not well understood.