Buprenorphine

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Buprenorphine, typically in combination with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®), is prescribed to treat opioid addiction.  Buprenorphine alone may also be prescribed for pain management and opioid addiction. It has the potential to cause delayed and persistent CNS and respiratory depression for up to 24 hours following ingestion.  How does buprenorphine differ …

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Aspirin Overdose Remains a Concern

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The use of aspirin as a pain reliever and antipyretic has declined over the years with the increased use of acetaminophen and NSAIDs and the historical association of aspirin and Reye’s Syndrome in children. The discovery, however, that aspirin can decrease the incidence of coronary artery disease has led to …

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