Medication-assisted Treatment Market: Competitive Analysis and Key Developments

Medication-assisted Treatment Market: Overview Medication-assisted treatment has become a part of treatment modalities that are combined with counseling and behavioral therapies to provide all-inclusive approach to treating substance use disorders. The medication-assisted treatment market has witnessed its use in alcohol and opioid use disorders. Growing traction of evidence-based treatment options among healthcare providers has been Read More

FDA Warns Website Operators Illegally Selling Opioids to Consumers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to 17 website operators for illegally selling unapproved and misbranded opioids online in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Misbranded opioids include those offered for sale without a prescription, as well as opioids that lack adequate directions for use. The opioids offered Read More

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Contributing to a New Increase in Opioid Deaths

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic came along, the United States was facing many different “epidemics,” — including obesity, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and opioid drugs, both prescription and illicit forms. The Wall Street Journal recently collected data on opioid-related deaths and found that counties all across the United States — from Washington to Arizona and Florida — are reporting rising drug Read More

Coronavirus crisis opens access to online opioid addiction treatment

Opioid addiction isn’t taking a break during the coronavirus pandemic. But the U.S. response to the viral crisis is making addiction treatment easier to get. Under the national emergency declared by the Trump administration in March, the government has suspended a federal law that required patients to have an in-person visit with a physician before Read More