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…)

LI pain doctor sentenced to 50 months in oxycodone case – Newsday

A Long Island doctor who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone was sentenced Friday to 50 months in prison in federal court in Central Islip.

Dr. Noel Blackman also was ordered to forfeit $536,000, fined $15,000, and ordered to serve 3 years’ supervised release, if he is not deported to Guyana, by U.S. District Judge Joanna Seybert. Blackman, 69, lived in (more…)

Health Advance Inc. – Polyoxfen Vs. Oxycodone: Could Kratom End Opiates Addiction? – PR…

LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – There is an opioid overdose epidemic occurring right now in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the U.S. is in crisis mode as it responds to this epidemic that claimed the lives of more than 33,000 people in 2015 alone. While federal and state regulations have clamped down on how doctors prescribe (more…)