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Purdue Pharma L.P. Re-launches Partners Against Pain Website

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. unveiled an enhanced version of its popular educational website, making it is easier for healthcare professionals, people with pain and their caregivers to access valuable pain management information, resources and tools. For more than 17 years, the Partners Against Pain program has been offering support to help improve the quality of pain management for individuals touched by pain.

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In addition to information on medical conditions that cause pain, the enhanced site features customized sections for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Each section offers a wide range of content and special downloadable features. For example, the Patient Comfort Assessment Guide offers patients and caregivers tips and resources, such as:

  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor;
  • Alternative Therapeutic Options;
  • Veterans' Affairs Information;
  • Pain Assessment and Measurement;
  • Pain Logs and Diary; and
  • Pain Treatment Options.

The Professional Education Center provides healthcare professionals with a variety of resources, including:

  • Pain management education guide;
  • Pain Management Quick Kit with pain assessment forms and scales;
  • Medical Education Resource Catalog and order forms; and
  • Spotlight interviews.

"The information on the new Partners Against Pain site can help facilitate communication between patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals so that, together, they may successfully manage pain," said Dr. Craig Landau, chief medical officer and vice president of medical research, risk management and regulatory affairs at Purdue Pharma. "We hope the enhanced site will empower those touched by persistent pain to seek out the latest information and become advocates for appropriate and effective pain management."

About Purdue Pharma L.P. Purdue Pharma L.P. is a privately-held pharmaceutical company known for pioneering research on persistent pain. Headquartered in Stamford, CT, Purdue is engaged in the research, development, production, and distribution of both prescription and over-the-counter medicines and hospital products. Additional information about Purdue Pharma can be found at

About Partners Against Pain® is a resource from Purdue Pharma L.P. that serves patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals to help alleviate unnecessary suffering by advancing standards of pain care through education and advocacy.

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