• Pet owners are using their animals' drugs

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Vets often resort to prescribing human opioids to pets because only one is approved for animals. The FDA issued a plea to veterinarians to think about the wider impact of their opioid prescriptions.
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  • ACA's Medicaid expansion associated with increase in prescriptions for opioid use disorder treatment

    ACA's Medicaid expansion associated with increase in prescriptions for opioid use disorder treatment

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act was associated with an overall increase in people filling prescriptions for buprenorphine with naloxone, which is a treatment for opioid use disorder, as well as an increase in people filling prescriptions for opioid pain relievers paid for by Medicaid in a data analysis from five states.
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