Opioid Withdrawal Can Be Treated By Anti-Gout Medication
A group of researchers tested how an anti-gout drug can help ease opioid withdrawal symptoms. The team experimented on opioid-addict mice and rats, and were able to pinpoint a part in the spinal cord and the brain which should be targeted as it is reportedly responsible in showing the symptoms.
Psychiatric Problems Linked To Long-Term Opioid Use
A new study suggests patients with prior history of using psychoactive drug due to psychiatric problems have higher risks of being subjected to long-term opioid treatment.