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Lower Surgical Pleth Index Target Provides Better Estimate of Pediatric Postsurgical Pain - Clinical Pain Advisor



Lower Surgical Pleth Index Target Provides Better Estimate of Pediatric Postsurgical Pain 
Clinical Pain Advisor
In children with moderate to severe pain treated in the postoperative acute care unit, investigators observed a negative association between SPI and age (P =.03). Patients who were 2 to 3 years of age and had moderate to severe pain had a higher SPI at ...

 


Rx for a stiff knee: 90 Percocet pills? - NBC2 News



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Rx for a stiff knee: 90 Percocet pills? 
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While patients are today often given opioids to manage post-operative pain, a large supply of pills may open the door to opioid misuse, either by the patients themselves or others in the family or community who get access to the leftovers. Post ...

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Concentric Analgesics Launches CA-008 Clinical Development Program in Post-Surgical Pain - Business Wire (press release)



Concentric Analgesics Launches CA-008 Clinical Development Program in Post-Surgical Pain 
Business Wire (press release)
LOS ALTOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Concentric Analgesics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical pain company, announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1b clinical trial with CA-008, a proprietary, water-soluble prodrug that converts into ...

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BioQ Pharma and Sophos Biotech Enter into Strategic Partnership for Post-Operative Analgesia Therapy in Italy - GlobeNewswire (press release)



BioQ Pharma and Sophos Biotech Enter into Strategic Partnership for Post-Operative Analgesia Therapy in Italy 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The product is a 48-hour opioid sparing post-surgical pain management therapy, and is a disposable, ready-to-use, single-use infusion system, which is pre-filled at the point of manufacture with 0.2% Ropivacaine (a non-narcotic local anesthetic).

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Midazolam Plus Morphine: Continuous vs Intermittent Infusions for Pediatric Postsurgical Pain - Clinical Pain Advisor



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Midazolam Plus Morphine: Continuous vs Intermittent Infusions for Pediatric Postsurgical Pain 
Clinical Pain Advisor
Continuous infusions of midazolam plus morphine do not provide additional pain relief compared with intermittent dosing of those drugs, and may increase hospital length of stay among pediatric patients who have undergone cardiac surgery, according to a ...

 


Ibuprofen in the age of opioids - Westlake | Bay Village Observer



Ibuprofen in the age of opioids 
Westlake | Bay Village Observer
NSAIDs are relatively safe, work very well at relieving acute pain and have the added advantage of reducing inflammation, which opioids don't do. NSAIDs are frontline drugs in treating gout, dental pain, migraine headaches and certain postsurgical pain.

 


An Upcoming Conversation With An Expert: Exploring Kala's MPP Technology And The Market Potential For KPI-121 In ... - Seeking Alpha



An Upcoming Conversation With An Expert: Exploring Kala's MPP Technology And The Market Potential For KPI-121 In ... 
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We're interviewing a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of refractive errors, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and cataracts. This call will discuss the need for KPI-121 in its indications for post-surgical pain and inflammation and the treatment ...

 


My Take: Opiates are not worth the risk - HollandSentinel.com



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My Take: Opiates are not worth the risk 
HollandSentinel.com
Leading up to surgery this past July, I was in agony, already on what amounted to a post-surgical dose of pain pills. I was on 10 mgs of Percocet six times a day along with 4 mgs of Dilaudid for when the Percocet wasn't cutting it. After surgery ...

 


Recro Pharma Secures $100 Million Credit Facility - Markets Insider



Recro Pharma Secures $100 Million Credit Facility 
Markets Insider
With a strong safety and efficacy profile, based on our due diligence, we believe IV meloxicam can be a valuable component of multi-modal pain management in the post-surgical setting. We are particularly excited about our exposure to strong tailwinds ...

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Postoperative Pain Management in Children: Evidence on Efficacy - Clinical Pain Advisor



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Postoperative Pain Management in Children: Evidence on Efficacy 
Clinical Pain Advisor
Acute postoperative pain has been reported by approximately 80% of those undergoing surgery, with 86% of cases characterized by moderate, severe, or extreme pain.1 As research increasingly indicates that postoperative pain in children is treated ...