opioid prescribing guidelines

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Recommendations published in 2009 for chronic opioid therapy based on a review of the evidence. Provide guidance on patient selection, risk stratification, informed consent, opioid management plans, and more. Authors: Chou R, Fanciullo GJ, Fine PG, et al.
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The Journal of Pain
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This 2008 article sets up guidelines made by the ASIPP (American Society of Interventional Pain Patients) for the use of opioids to treat patients with non-cancer pain. Authors: Trescot AM, Helm S, Hansen H, Benyamin R, Glaser SE, Adlaka R, Patel S, Manchikanti L. Issue: 11: S5-S62.
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Pain Physician 2008: Opioids Special Issue
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FDA News Release 9/10/2013: FDA announces safety labeling changes and postmarket study requirements for extended-release and long-acting opioid analgesics. New boxed warning to include neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome.
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FDA
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Selected Important Safety Information. Abuse Potential and Risk of Life-Threatening Respiratory Depression for ER/LA Opioid Analgesics
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ER/LA Opioid REMS
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Website for "The Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy." Sections include Important Safety Information, Medicaton Guides, and U.S. Prescribing Information for each ERLA opioid.
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ER/LA Opioid REMS
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Resource for clinicians "about evidence based approaches to safe prescribing practices for opioid medications including assessment of pain, screening for depression and risk of opioid abuse." Includes sections: Evaluate; Manage Use; Discontinue; Resources. PCSS-O is "a collaborative project led by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry with: American Dental Association, American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, American Psychiatric Association, American Society for Pain Management Nursing, and International Nurses Society on Addictions."
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PCSS-O
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This resource on SAMHSA's website includes several resources: Facts for Community Members; Essentials for First Responders; Safety Advice for Patients; Information for Prescribers; and Resources for Overdose Survivors and Family Members
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SAMHSA
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List of all ER/LA opioids covered by REMS and their corresponding medication guide and prescribing information.
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er-la-opioidrems
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This article describes reasons to end opioid treatment, whether immediate discontinuation, rapid taper, slower taper, or tapers with conversions are appropriate, and the suggested process for each.
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University of Michigan Health System
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