Oxycodone opioids



Tamper-resistant oxycodone called a 'gimmick' in growing opioid crisis

02/03/2017
01:16 | Hannah Hoggarth
Oxycodone opioids
Tamper-resistant oxycodone called a 'gimmick' in growing opioid crisis

Opioid-related deaths in Ontario have continued to rise since 2012 even after tamper-resistant OxyContin replaced existing drug formulations.

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After Ontario's provincial government limited OxyContin's availability in 2009, prescriptions for other narcotics such as hydromorphone and fentanyl increased 79 per cent and 20 per cent, respectively, by 2013.

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Opioid-related deaths in Ontario have continued to rise since 2012 even after tamper-resistant OxyContin replaced existing drug formulations.

FDA Requires Strong New Safety Warnings For Opioids Shots

02/03/2017
03:04 | Olivia Holiday
Oxycodone opioids
FDA Requires Strong New Safety Warnings For Opioids Shots

The warnings are aimed at more than 200 fast-acting versions of opioids, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine, which are intended.

The warnings are aimed at more than 200 fast-acting versions of opioids, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine, which are intended for use every four to six hours for serious acute pain. Ninety percent of all opioid prescriptions are for these fast-acting, or immediate-release, formulations.

Opioids are also known to increase the risk for a "rare but serious" disorder of the adrenal glands known as adrenal insufficiency, and decrease levels of sex hormones, the FDA said.

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(opioids) opioids effect (specifically oxycodone) on dopamine

02/03/2017
02:06 | Hannah Hoggarth
Oxycodone opioids
(opioids) opioids effect (specifically oxycodone) on dopamine

Is this because opioids affect dopamine and norepinephrine as well as the mu- and kappa-opioid receptors? Opioids increase levels of prefrontal cortex Dopamine, relieving ADD much in the same manner as amphetamines do. Then, the dopamine that is released by opioids is eventually.

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