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

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.

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.

2011-10-12 13:00:00

Pharmaceutical lawyer selected by federal judge Danny C.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.