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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.
With concerns over opioids, could novel receptors be useful?
With opioid misuse and abuse on the rise and death counts increasing from overdoses, pain management is becoming more difficult.1 One effective class of medication is opioids, especially those that act on the mu-opioid receptor...
Sublingual sufentanil for postoperative pain relief: first clinical experiences.
The sublingual sufentanil tablet system (SSTS) is a novel hand-held patient-controlled analgesia device developed for treatment of moderate-to-severe postoperative pain. Here we present the first results of its clinical use.
A Brief History of the Opioid Epidemic and Strategies for Pain Medicine.
The opioid epidemic has resulted from myriad causes and will not be solved by any simple solution. Consequent to a staggering increase in opioid-related deaths in the USA, various governmental inputs and stakeholder strategies...