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Over-The-Counter Painkillers Just As Effective As Prescription Drugs For Tonsillectomy Pain
2013-10-02 07:14:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After having your tonsils removed, traditional wisdom says you should eat all the ice cream you want and take a prescription pain killer. A new study from the Henry Ford Hospital, however, reveals how an over-the-counter pain reliever is just as effective. The study, presented at the 2013 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) annual meeting in Vancouver, BC, shows over-the-counter ibuprofen manages...

2013-10-01 23:02:30

You may be able to eat all of the ice cream you want after having your tonsils removed, but researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit say you don’t necessarily need a prescription to reduce post-operative pain – an over-the-counter pain reliever is just as effective. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 You may be able to eat all of the ice cream you want after having your tonsils removed, but researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit say you don’t necessarily need a...

2013-09-25 08:30:22

Travis C. Mickle, Ph.D., President & CEO of KemPharm, to Present Results at The 7th Annual Pain Therapeutics Summit East NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa and BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, today announced results from a second pivotal clinical study of KP201 (benzhydrocodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen) in preparation for a New Drug Application...

2013-09-20 11:17:03

Paracetamol has a significant effect on exercise performance and the body's ability to cope with the thermal challenge of exercise in the heat, shows a study published today [20 September] in Experimental Physiology. The research team have previously shown that paracetamol can improve endurance performance through a reduction in exercise-induced pain. This study suggests, for the first time, that paracetamol can also improve the length of time someone can exercise for in hot conditions....

2013-09-17 23:03:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: World Pain Relieving Drug Market 2013-2023 London (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Report Details New study reveals sales potential of this large, expanding market See what the future holds for painkillers. Visiongain's report gives you revenue predictions to 2023. You find data, trends, opportunities and commercial prospects. That new study lets you assess forecasted sales at overall world market, submarket, product and national...

2013-09-17 08:26:18

Alyson Hannigan Shares Daughters' Smiles, Triggering First Donation to Children's Health Fund FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the heartwarming smile of a child, and the millions of photos that moms proudly post online of their children every day, the TYLENOL® brand's SMILING IT FORWARD(TM) campaign is a simple way to share those adorable, smiling photos for a good cause. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-09-16 08:28:35

-- Addition of Iconic Brand Bolsters U.S. Consumer Healthcare Business -- PARIS, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi US and its consumer health business Chattem, Inc., have re-introduced Rolaids(®) to stores across the United States. The iconic brand returns after a three-year hiatus in the marketplace and follows Chattem's acquisition of Rolaids earlier this year. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-09-12 23:18:01

NSAIDs can help relieve pain and reduce inflammation from arthritis and other chronic aches and pains. However, you want to use the lowest dose for the shortest time. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 For aching joints or a throbbing head, millions of Americans turn to aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) every day. They are generally safe, but if not used carefully NSAIDs can have a dark side, according to the September 2013...

2013-09-12 08:30:35

Double Check Medicine Labels, Avoid Doubling Up on Acetaminophen WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As consumers start getting flu shots and stocking home medicine cabinets in anticipation of the coming cold and flu season, the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition is issuing a consumer message to "Double Check, Don't Double Up" on acetaminophen when treating winter illnesses. The nationwide awareness effort is a helpful reminder on the importance of medicine safety when...

2013-09-11 23:23:16

Manufacturer to launch nationwide campaign to warn of liver cancer dangers. Resource4thePeople will continue to offer free consultations to consumers over allegations that Tylenol and other acetaminophens may cause liver cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/acetaminophen.html An important development is being announced today by Resource4thePeople for consumers who may have been affected by allegations that Tylenol...