Prez Calls National Emergency On Opioid Epidemic


It's reported that 91 people a day are being found dead, from an Opioid overdose. 

A reported 500,000 have died mostly due to opioid overdoes from 2000 to 2015, President Trump this week declared it a national emergency.

Common side effects of opioid administration include sedation,

  •  dizziness, 
  • nausea,
  • vomiting
  • constipation
  • physical dependence, 
  • tolerance, and respiratory depression

Physical dependence and addiction are clinical concerns that may prevent proper prescribing and in turn inadequate pain management.