Navigation Links
American Academy of Pain Medicine Reacts to PROP Petition to the FDA that Seeks to Limit Pain Medications for Legitimate Noncancer Pain Sufferers
Date:8/17/2012

GLENVIEW, Ill., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) responded Wednesday to the petition submitted to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) by Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP) requesting label and dosing changes in connection with certain opioid products.

In its comments to the FDA, the AAPM said it shares the commitment of the petitioners to find ways to curb prescription pain medication harm. In its response, which was signed by 12 members of the Academy's Board of Directors, the response expressed the concern that adoption of the three focal points of the PROP petition to limit the dose, the duration and modify the labeling for opioids that are prescribed for noncancerous pain would have unintended societal consequences.

"As the primary association for pain physicians, we believe that the adoption of the recommendations in the PROP petition to lower doses or duration would provide a false sense of security for patients and practitioners," said President-Elect Lynn Webster, MD. "In our view, a more effective means to address this problem would be enhanced prescriber education and adherence to principles of practice, including ongoing monitoring for aberrant behaviors and early signs of addiction." A complete copy of the document submitted to the FDA is available in the Press Room of the Academy.

About AAPM
The American Academy of Pain Medicine is the premiere medical association for pain physicians and their treatment teams with over 2,600 members. Now in its 28th year of service, the Academy's mission is to optimize the health of patients in pain and eliminate it as a major public health problem by advancing the practice and specialty of pain medicine through education, training, advocacy and research. Information is available on the Academy's website at http://www.painmed.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Academy of Pain Medicine
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. American Radiology Services to offer New Alzheimers Disease Imaging Technique
2. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Substantial Losses Investing In American Oriental Bioengineering Inc. To Contact The Firm Regarding The August 22, 2012 Lead Plaintiff Deadline
3. American Pacific Reports Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Results; Full Year Guidance Improves
4. American Pacific Corporation Commences Debt Refinancing
5. German-based Contract Research Organization Verum.de Opens US Office to Expand Clinical Study Services in Central and Eastern Europe for American Pharma and Biotech
6. American Pacific To Release Financial Results And Hold Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Investor Teleconference
7. New Research Reveals Extent of Poor-Quality Antimalarial Medicines in South American Countries
8. The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Announces Guidelines for Responsible Prescribing of Pain-Killers for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
9. Henry Schein Chairman and CEO Stanley M. Bergman Honored By Hispanic Dental Association, National Dental Association and Society of American Indian Dentists
10. MinuteClinic Joins with American Heart Association to Help Americans Reduce High Blood Pressure
11. United Seating & Mobility Completes Acquisition of Active American Mobilitys Rehab Division
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/19/2017)... 2017  Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers and other ... therapy, today announced that it will report its ... on Thursday, February 2, 2017 after the market close. ... call with the investment community on Thursday, February 2, ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 19, 2017   Science Exchange , the leading ... that the first five replication studies from the ... published in eLife today. Despite intense scrutiny around ... practical evaluation of reproducibility rates that may identify ... other assessments of reproducibility, the results of this ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 2017 While various reports ... reducing the FDA,s regulatory strictness as a way ... drug industry, many of the leading biotech and ... and development of advanced drug treatments and therapies.  ... developments include:  Moleculin Biotech, Inc., (NASDAQ: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... Dr. Andrew Lian-Jie ... and fellowship trained Mohs and cosmetic surgeon. After extensive dermatology research training at ... his internship in internal medicine at the Emory University and dermatology training at ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... NY (PRWEB) , ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... of Clinical Conductor CTMS, which provides a modern CTMS workflow designed to seamlessly ... management information has been condensed to a single page, maximizing usability and improving ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... Students interested in video can get a ... The winner will earn a $1,000 scholarship and have his or her video posted ... the deadline is May 31, with the winner announced on June 9. , The ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... 19, 2017 , ... Workrite Ergonomics announced this week the ... privacy panel system was designed to deliver the ideal blend of acoustic and ... provide the visual privacy required to maintain concentration levels and increase productivity. The ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... Allegheny Health Network (AHN) ... who seek access to the Network’s programs and services in the greater Pittsburgh region. ... care appointments will be offered one for that same afternoon. , AHN ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):