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Immediate-Release Opioids Get Label Changes, Boxed Warning (FREE)

Immediate-Release Opioids Get Label Changes, Boxed Warning (FREE)

By Kristin J. Kelley Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH All immediate-release prescription opioids must now carry a boxed warning about the risks for abuse, addiction, and misuse associated with the painkillers, the FDA announced on Tuesday. The updates include the following: The FDA also added safety information to all prescription opioids, including those used to treat opioid addiction. The
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[Affective mentalizing in Addictive Borderline Personality: A literature review].

We describe mentalization failure, its etiology and consequences in the BPD. Several forms of mentalization psychopathology are identified. Its etiology is largely environmental. Fonagy and Bateman developed the optimum developmental model of mentalization and referred to it to explain etiology of mentalization failure in BPD. Consequences of mentalization failure explicate its functioning. Mental
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FDA now requires ‘black box’ warning on painkillers

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New FDA Safety Warnings on Immediate-Release Opioids New FDA Safety Warnings on Immediate-Release Opioids

The agency has added a new boxed warning about the risks for misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose, and death and changes the indication to treatment of severe pain with no alternatives. News Alerts (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
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FDA Orders Warnings on Narcotic Painkillers

Immediate-release versions of addictive meds such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin to be affected (Source: WebMD Health)
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