Pain reduction induced by tapentadol in patients with musculoskeletal chronic pain fosters better sleep quality

Renato Vellucci, Gianluca De Rosa, Emanuele Piraccini

Article Type

Original Research

Published

This article explores whether tapentadol-induced pain relief may drive improved sleep quality via a pooled analysis of real-world data collected from 487 patients with chronic pain suffering from a wide range of chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions and treated with tapentadol.

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Suvorexant for insomnia in older adults: a perspective review

Rajesh R Tampi, Geetha Manikkara, Silpa Balachandran, Piyush Taparia, Stephanie Hrisko, Shilpa Srinivasan, Deena J Tampi

Article Type

Review

Published

This review identifies published randomized control trials that evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of suvorexant for the treatment of insomnia among older adults.

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Clinical and cost outcomes from different hyaluronic acid treatments in patients with knee osteoarthritis: evidence from a US health plan claims database

Vinod Dasa, Mitch DeKoven, Kainan Sun, Allan Scott, Sooyeol Lim

Article Type

Original Research

Published

Intra-articular injection of hyaluronic acid (HA) for knee osteoarthritis (OA) effectively reduces pain and delays total knee replacement (TKR) surgery; however, little is known about relative differences in clinical and cost outcomes among different HA products. In this study, the authors conclude that analysis of administrative claims data provides real-world evidence that meaningful differences exist among some HA products in disease-specific cost and time to knee replacement surgery.

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