Using opioids for acute pain can lead to long-term use and associated morbidity and mortality. Injury has been documented as a gateway to long-term opioid use in some populations, but data are limited for injured workers.
The purpose was to evaluate the influence of disordered sleep on the relationship between pain and healthcare utilization (HCU) and pain-related disability and HCU in individuals with low back pain (LBP).
Calcitonin gene–related peptide receptor has been implicated in the pathogenesis of migraine. Rimegepant is an orally administered, small-molecule, calcitonin gene–related peptide receptor antagonist that may be effective in acute migraine treatment.