Illinois may be about to place a lock down on all prescribed hydrocodone painkillers.
The Florida Board of Pharmacy on Tuesday held a public hearing in an effort to help those patients gain access to medically necessary pain medications.
Pharmacy Quality Alliance has endorsed three new performance measures to assess the use of opioids.
Surescripts processed two-thirds of all new prescriptions in 2014, according to its annual report released Tuesday.
The Arthritis Foundation on Monday realigned its strategic focus to better aligned with consumer advocacy.
The Consumer Pain Advocacy Task Force recently requested the Department of Health and Human Services to begin the budget process for its National Pain Strategy to speed implementation.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday announced that the Orlando Sentinel published a letter to the editor from NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson that outlines the way pharmacists approach complex prescription pain medication issues.
The drug is Food and Drug Administration-approved to treat opioid-induced constipation in adults with chronic, non-cancer pain.
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy created a site to address state-wide addiction problem.