Citizens Petition
- Sustaining Partners
May 2012-
The Search for an Ideal Analgesic
June 2011-
Pharmacotherapy for Prescription Opioid Addiction
March 2011-
Advancing Safe Opioid Prescribing through Prescriber Training and Behavior Change
June 2010-
Payer Issues Related to Prescription Opioid Monitoring and Abuse
March 2010-
The role of Dentists in Preventing Opioid Abuse
July 2009-
Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy for Prescription Opioids
April 2009-
Prescription Monitoring Research Update
November 2008-
Co-ingestion of Alcohol with Prescription Opioids
June 2008-
The Role of Urine Drug Monitoring in Pain Management
March 2008-
Sources of Diverted Prescription Opioids
September 2007-
Understanding the Types of Opioid Abusers
March 2007-
Responding to Signals of Opioid Abuse
November 2006-
Development of Abuse Deterrent Formulations
September 2006-
Best Practices in Opioid Risk Management
October 2005-
Opioid Abuse Resistance
March 2005-
Opioid Risk Management

Tufts Health Care Institute Program on
Opioid Risk Management

The mission of the Tufts Health Care Institute Program on Opioid Risk Management is to address challenges in the development and utilization of opioid analgesics, by engaging a multidisciplinary group of stakeholders focused on optimizing the benefits of opioid for pain management, and minimizing their risks, including abuse and diversion.

November 20-21, 2008
Conference on Co-Ingestion of Alcohol with Prescription Opioids


Executive Summary

November 2008

Purpose of Meeting
Presentation >>

The Public Health Implications of Stakeholders to Reduce the Problem of Opioid-Alcohol Co-Ingestion
Thomas Kosten, M.D. Presentation >>

Prescription Opioid and Alcohol Co-Ingestion among U.S. Adolescents
Sean McCabe, PhD Presentation >>

Epidemiological Evidence of the Association Between Alcohol and Opioid Dependence
Howard Chilcoat, ScD. Presentation >>

A Medical Examiners Perspective on Alcohol and Opioid Poisoning Deaths
Michael Bell, M.D. Presentation >>

Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics of Alcohol and Opioids
Robert Swift, M.D.,PhD Presentation >>

Pharmacodynamics of Alcohol and Opioids: Pathways to Addiction and Euphoria
Christina Gianoulakis, PhD Presentation >>

Developing Alcohol–Opioid Abuse Deterrent Formulations: Regulatory Perspectives
Dale Koble, PhD Presentation >>

Evidence of Co-occurring Alcohol and Prescription Abuse in Clinical Populations: Implications for Screening
Stephen Butler, PhD Presentation >>

Management of Pain in Patients with Co-occurring Alcohol and Opioid Misuse
Seddon Savage, M.D. Presentation >>

Opioid and Alcohol Interactions: A Critical Review of the Worldwide Literature
Beatrice Setnik, PhD. Presentation >>

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