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2013-11-15 23:23:52

A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to recovery that empowers each individual client to access the spiritual, cognitive, and fellowship support that they need, has published an important and timely new blog post on the increasing recreational use of Vicodin. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to recovery that...

2013-11-15 23:23:51

A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to recovery that empowers each individual client to access the spiritual, cognitive, and fellowship support that they need, has created a helpful new Infographic on understanding Vicodin. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to recovery that empowers each individual client to...

2013-11-14 20:24:55

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CADX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, in-licensing, developing and commercializing proprietary products principally for use in the hospital setting, announced today that the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has ruled in favor of Cadence in the company's patent infringement lawsuit against Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC. "We are very pleased with the Court's decision, as it...

2013-11-12 12:27:25

FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., the makers of TYLENOL(®), is pleased to announce the 40 recipients of the 23rd annual TYLENOL(®) Future Care Scholarship. The 2013 program awards a total of $250,000 in scholarship funds to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing an education in healthcare. Winners are named TYLENOL(®) Future Care Scholars and receive awards of $5,000 or $10,000 to help manage the...

2013-11-12 08:37:22

Consumers Are Reminded to Double Check Medicine Labels to Avoid Doubling Up on Acetaminophen as Cold and Flu Season Strikes WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As cold and flu season kicks into high gear, the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition (AAC) is issuing a nationwide safety message urging consumers to double check their medicine labels so they don't double up on medicines that contain acetaminophen when treating winter illnesses. Acetaminophen is found in more than 600...

2013-11-06 23:27:06

Passages Malibu issues statement on the prescription medication misuse trend. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 On October 24th, Bloomberg reported that the Food and Drug Administration will place the hydrocodone family of painkillers under tighter controls. The news is a drastic policy reversal from the FDA, which will seek to move the most popular pharmacy drugs in the US from a Schedule III substance to a more securely monitored Schedule II substance. In 2011, roughly 131 million...

Ibuprofen Ineffective At Treating Common Cold Or Sore Throat
2013-11-05 03:04:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The use of ibuprofen does not appear to be an effective way to help treat colds or sore throats, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal. University of Southampton Professor Paul Little and colleagues found that using the NSAID, either alone or in combination with acetaminophen (paracetamol), appeared to provide no advantages whatsoever to patients suffering from upper respiratory...

A Little Alcohol With Your Acetaminophen Could Damage Kidneys
2013-11-04 15:38:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some people looking for mild pain relief after a strenuous workout or mild injury might take Tylenol and wash it down with a cold beer. However, that practice could be doing serious kidney damage, according to a new study presented on Monday at the American Public Health Association's annual meeting in Boston. Using acetaminophen with a small to moderate amount of alcohol increases the risk of kidney disease by over 120 percent, the...

2013-11-04 08:27:33

Presented: November 5, 2013 -- Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Acetaminophen is the leading cause of acute liver failure in the US. In January 2011, the Federal Drug Administration asked manufacturers to limit the strength of acetaminophen in prescription drug products. They also requested a Boxed Warning for severe liver injury to be added to the label of all prescription drug products that contain acetaminophen. The...

2013-11-01 23:25:28

Federal judge overseeing consolidated Tylenol liver damage lawsuits directs attorneys to select six cases. Resource4thePeople maintains offers of free consultations to consumers over allegations that Tylenol and other acetaminophens may cause liver damage. San Diego, Ca (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/acetaminophen.html Resource4thePeople today announced the latest developments that may be of interest to consumers following the litigation...