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Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, also known as Nephron Sterile Compounding Center, is recalling a number of injections containing fentanyl because of potential glass contamination.
"The current findings highlight the importance of addressing opioid use disorders and alcohol use disorders and depression together to mitigate the risk of suicidal behavior," researchers of a recent…

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Ann Latner, JD, discusses a pending case that arose after a patient filled a prescription for Fentanyl in the pharmacy, misused the medication, and killed two people in a fatal car crash.
William Fleischman, MD, MHS, director of Quality and Implementation Science at the Hackensack Meridian Health System, explains how a restrictive drug distribution program reduced the rate of TIRF prescribing and he identifies the critical role…
Lyna Schieber, MD, DPhil, epidemiologist on the Health Systems Team in the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, CDC, discusses current opioid addiction prediction models and highlights knowledge gaps that still exist between opioid…

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A recent study, published online in JAMA Network Open, was the first study of veterinary opioid prescriptions.
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