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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 toExpand
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Effect of Florida's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and Pill Mill Laws on Opioid Prescribing and Use.
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 evidenceExpand
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Impact of prescription drug monitoring programs and pill mill laws on high-risk opioid prescribers: A comparative interrupted time series analysis.
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
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Emergency department visits by adults for psychiatric medication adverse events.
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) emergencyExpand
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Effect of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Asthma Medication Sales and Healthcare Use.
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 ToExpand
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Prevalence and treatment of pain in EDs in the United States, 2000 to 2010.
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 serialExpand
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Effect of a "pill mill" law on opioid prescribing and utilization: The case of Texas.
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. WeExpand
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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 marketExpand
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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 examineExpand
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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.
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