Prolonged-Release Oxycodone/Naloxone Efficacious on Chronic Pain and Opioid-Induced…

The use of oxycodone/naloxone prolonged-release tablets (OXN PR) can provide significant relief for patients who have moderate to severe chronic pain and opioid-induced constipation (OIC), according to findings from a review published in Pain Practice.

Investigators performed a literature review to evaluate the clinical efficacy of OXN PR among patients with moderate to severe pain and OIC. According to the (more…)

Wilmington doctor charged with prescribing more than 7000 oxycodone pills – The News…

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Physician, who no longer practices medicine, faces federal oxycodone charges -…

wonder_al via Foter.com / CC BY-NCCharles Esham, Wilmington, was charged with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and distribution of oxycodone, announced Acting United States Attorney David C. Weiss.

The 76-count felony indictment alleges that Esham illegally prescribed more than 7,000 oxycodone pills to his co-conspirators and other individuals between December 2012 and February 2016.

Esham, who previously maintained a medical office in Wilmington, is (more…)