Did I Miss a Better Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment?

In March, I shared a case of a woman with diabetes-related peripheral neuropathy to highlight issues of pain management in primary care. To recap: Maria, age 68, had been experiencing burning pain sensations in her feet and ankles for the past 3 years. I decided to prescribe duloxetine, and I asked for and received feedback … Read more

Label Changes Did Not Cut Accidental Acetaminophen Overdoses

Labeling changes for over-the-counter (OTC) products that contain acetaminophen have not altered the rate of hospital admissions for accidental acetaminophen overdoses, researchers report. The population-based study found that the rate of acetaminophen overdose changed by less than 1% throughout the study period. Therefore, beyond labeling and package information, “additional measures to reduce the burden of … Read more