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2013-02-27 23:03:25

Darvon, Darvocet Lawsuit Remanded to Los Angeles Superior Court, After U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez Determines Defendants Failed Show that Removal to Federal Court was Proper. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced drug injury law firm, reports that a federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by alleged victims of Darvon and Darvocet side effects should be remanded back to Los Angeles Superior Court. In an Order dated February 20, 2013,...

Serious Illness And Death Found In Children Who Were Given Codeine
2012-08-16 13:12:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently stated that a few children who were given codeine, a pain reliever, after surgery may have developed serious breathing problems that lead to death. The FDA first learned about the issue from perusing articles in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2009 as well as the journal Pediatrics in 2012. According to My Health News Daily, the FDA stated that it would begin reviewing...

2012-05-09 09:22:09

During the six years following the withdrawal of the analgesic co-proxamol in the UK in 2005, there was a major reduction in poisoning deaths involving this drug, without apparent significant increase in deaths involving other analgesics. These are the findings of a study by Keith Hawton of the University of Oxford, UK and colleagues and published in this week's PLoS Medicine. Co-proxamol, a prescription analgesic (or pain killer) containing paracetamol and the opioid dextropropoxyphene,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.