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Sufentanil sublingual tablets pooled analysis for short term pain management published in Pain Management.-AcelRx Pharma

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals announced the publication of a pooled analysis in the peer reviewed journal, Pain Management, analyzing the results of...

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Complete Response Letter for Roxicodone immediate release tablets for the management of pain severe enough to require an opioid analgesic. Mallinckrodt + SpecGX LLC

SpecGx LLC, a subsidiary of Mallinckrodt plc that operates its Specialty Generics business, announced that it has received a Complete...

Added 3 months ago Drug news

FDA Advisory Committees recommended approval of abuse deterrent reformulation of Roxicodone by the nasal route to manage severe pain.- SpecGx / Mallinckrodt.

SpecGx LLC , a subsidiary of Mallinckrodt plc, that operates its Specialty Generics business, announced that, in a joint meeting,...

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Guidelines

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism

VTE is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein. It most commonly occurs in the...

Added 9 years ago

Oesophago-gastric cancer: assessment and management in adults

This guideline covers assessing and managing oesophago-gastric cancer in adults, including radical and palliative treatment and nutritional support.

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Parkinson’s disease in adults

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Parkinson's disease in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, including monitoring and managing symptoms...

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Journal articles

Fentanyl Formulations in the Management of Pain: An Update.

The aim of this review is to provide an update on current non-parenteral fentanyl formulations, with attention to their particular pharmacokinetics and features relevant to clinical use in pain management.

Added 11 months ago

The use of rapid onset fentanyl in children and young people for breakthrough cancer pain.

The primary aim of this study was to assess whether there is a correlation between effective dose of rapid onset fentanyl and background oral morphine equivalent analgesia in children less than 18 years old.

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Fentanyl buccal tablet for breakthrough cancer pain in clinical practice: results of the non-interventional prospective study ErkentNIS.

BTcP is pain exacerbation despite opioid baseline therapy. Fentanyl buccal tablet (FBT) is a rapid-onset opioid for the treatment of BTcP. The aim of this study is to document the feasibility of FBT in patients with BTcP.

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Clinical trials

Melatonin Oral Gel for Oral Mucositis in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiation (MUCOMEL)

The main purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of melatonin oral gel compared to placebo in the...

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Early Palliative Care in Metastatic Lung Cancer in Northern France (IMPAQ)

Single-center, prospective, controlled, open-label, randomized, two parallel arms comparing early Palliative care versus Standard care in patients with non-small-cell metastatic...

Added 5 years ago

PROject - Supportive and Palliative Care and INnOvation - Antwerp (Pro-Spinoza) (pro-Spinoza)

It is important to provide high quality palliative care to all patients with a non-curable and life-limiting condition. The Care...

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Depression in adults with a chronic health problem: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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