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2011-02-05 00:00:44

Recent data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shows that emergency room visits and addiction treatment for the abuse of pain killers and other prescription drugs like Vicodin, Xanax and Oxycontin is on the rise. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 The number of people needing emergency medical treatment and/or addiction treatment for prescription drugs like Vicodin, Xanax and Oxycontin has increased dramatically over the last few years. A 2010 study by...

2010-10-25 10:23:00

Increased Enforcement This Week as Crashes Involving Suspected Drugged Drivers on Rise HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police are reminding motorists that driving while under the influence of prescription and over-the-counter medication can be just as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol and illegal drugs. PennDOT will work with state and municipal police departments throughout Halloween week to step up...

2010-03-17 14:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis Group, the international generic pharmaceuticals company, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to market Alprazolam orally disintegrating tablets. Distribution of the product will commence immediately. "We're very pleased to add Alprazolam ODT to our portfolio and complete our Alprazolam family of offerings, which also includes Alprazolam extended-release and immediate release...

2010-02-19 12:00:00

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Attorney Thomas Scott Woodward announced today that Cardinal Health Pharmacy Services, LLC, a company engaged in providing hospital pharmacy management services, has agreed to pay a civil penalty in the amount of $1 million for failing to account for large amounts of missing prescription drugs. Cardinal Health Pharmacy Services, LLC, has agreed to pay the civil penalty to settle allegations by the government that two pharmacies that it...

2009-08-28 18:47:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Waismann Method, a pioneering medical opiate detoxification procedure, offers one of the most advanced medical procedures worldwide with the medical expertise and advanced technology to treat dependencies to Benzodiazepines, including Ativan, Xanax, Klonopin and Valium. The Waismann Method of Accelerated Benzodiazepine Neuro-Regulation (ABNR) involves a safe, medically-assisted withdrawal from Benzodiazepines in a hospital setting. This...

2009-08-26 15:10:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) announced that during a special meeting of stockholders held today, its stockholders approved the proposal to issue shares of the Company's common stock and warrants to purchase shares of the Company's common stock to Symphony Capital Partners, LP and their co-investors. Subsequent to this vote, Alexza completed its acquisition of Symphony Allegro, and as a result, Alexza reacquired all...

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2009-06-19 07:20:00

In Germany, a group of researchers believe they may have discovered a more sophisticated anti-anxiety drug capable of controlling panic attacks without the hefty side effects associated with most currently available treatments. Diazepam, the active ingredient in the popular drug Valium, has been used for more than 40 years to treat acute anxiety symptoms.  Though highly effective in helping patients manage panic attacks, Valium is frequently accompanied by a number of unpleasant side...

2008-02-07 15:00:00

A medical examiner's report that actor Heath Ledger died of an accidental overdose of several prescription drugs is a warning not to mix medications, doctors in North Jersey said Wednesday. Ledger, the 28-year-old Australian star of "Brokeback Mountain," died from a lethal combination of prescription painkillers, sleeping pills and anti-anxiety drugs, the New York City medical examiner said. The findings came two weeks after Ledger was found dead in the bed of his rented SoHo apartment....

2006-03-13 17:50:46

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A program designed to reduce inappropriate prescriptions for benzodiazepines, such as Xanax and Valium, had the unintended consequence of increasing racial disparities in access to care, according to a report in the Archives of Internal Medicine. "This is the first well-controlled study to show that health policies designed to reduce drug costs and abuse can increase racial disparities in access to effective care for those with chronic illnesses, like...