Latest Antitussives Stories

2009-07-08 06:25:00

Stronger warnings are on the way for painkillers Darvon, Darvocet, and their generic cousins.

2009-07-07 12:43:23

The U.S.

2009-06-26 05:41:59

A European watchdog group is calling for a painkiller that has been used for over 40 years to be taken off shelves.

2009-06-18 07:00:00

LAIYANG, China, June 18 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JGBO) (the "Company", "Jiangbo"), a U.S.

2009-01-30 15:45:00

On Friday, federal health officials got together for a public hearing on whether to ban Darvon, a painkiller first approved in 1957.

2009-01-03 07:40:00

People with prostate cancer could find relief from a natural substance found in cough medicine.

2008-12-19 15:54:20

A study published today in the December issue of the European medical journal Anticancer Research demonstrates that an ingredient used in a common cough suppressant may be useful in treating advanced prostate cancer.

2008-12-11 12:40:00

Industry to continue its multi-pronged effort to raise awareness of dangers WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by Linda A.

2008-10-13 21:00:28

Health Canada is advising nursing mothers about a very rare, but serious health risk to breastfed babies if nursing mothers use codeine. Health officials say codeine is converted by the body into morphine and some people convert codeine into morphine more rapidly and completely than others.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").