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2009-12-08 07:04:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Waismann Method, a pioneering medical opiate detoxification procedure, offers one of the most advanced medical procedures worldwide with the medical expertise and advanced technology to treat dependencies to Zolpidem, a prescription medication widely used for the short-term treatment of insomnia and prescribed under trade names including Ambien and Edluar. The Waismann Method of Rapid Ambien Detox involves a safe, medically-assisted...

2009-12-04 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the U.S. Justice Department Drug Enforcement Agency's (DEA) classification of boldione, desoxymethyltestosterone, and 19-nor-4,9(10)-androstadienedione as "anabolic steroids"' under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), John Gay, executive director and CEO of the Natural Products Association (NPA), the oldest and largest trade association representing retailers and manufacturers of dietary supplements and other natural products,...

2009-12-01 16:20:00

RARITAN, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. announced today that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for tapentadol extended release (ER) tablets, an investigational oral analgesic for the management of moderate to severe chronic pain in patients 18 years of age or older. Chronic pain, defined as pain that persists for long periods of time - usually greater than three...

2009-05-26 07:00:00

Data Confirm Tapentadol Efficacy and Tolerability for Acute Pain Patients RARITAN, N.J., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is estimated that up to 30 percent of all people who have surgery experience gastrointestinal side effects, such as nausea and vomiting. The use of opioid pain medicines during and after surgery is a leading risk factor for experiencing these side effects. Nausea and vomiting are uncomfortable and bothersome and can have an impact on a patient's recovery. According...

2009-01-29 19:41:00

HONOLULU, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Research presented today at the American Academy of Pain Medicine's 25th Annual Meeting point to the underlying problems with the under-treatment of pain: public perceptions about their safety and patient non-compliance in the form of diversion. Several studies at this year's meeting illuminate the issues faced by physicians and their patients in need of proper pain treatments. Two studies highlight some of the most important aspects that lead to...

2009-01-12 17:30:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rite Aid Corporation (Rite Aid) and nine of its subsidiaries in eight states have agreed to pay $5 million in civil penalties to settle allegations of violations of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), the Department of Justice announced today. In addition to the $5 million penalty, Rite Aid and all of its subsidiaries agreed to a compliance plan with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to ensure compliance with all requirements of...

2008-12-31 08:00:00

Other Strength Patches (12.5, 25, 75 and 100 mcg/hr) Not Affected RARITAN, N.J., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- PriCara(R), Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., said today that one lot of 50 microgram/hour (mcg/hr) DURAGESIC(R) (fentanyl transdermal system) CII patches sold by PriCara in the United States and one lot of 50 mcg/hr fentanyl patches sold by Sandoz Inc. in the United States are being voluntarily recalled as a precaution from wholesalers and pharmacies. The recall is...

2008-10-24 08:50:00

By A.J. Perez Website hosting companies are moving swiftly to rid their servers of sites that advertise the illegal sale of controlled substances -- including performance-enhancing drugs -- even though legislation signed by last week President Bush won't take effect for months. The wide-ranging statute sets new standards for online pharmacies, including the requirement that a patient has to see a doctor and needs a prescription for a controlled substance, which can range from pain killers...

2008-07-24 21:00:34

By David Allen, The Shelby Star, N.C. Jul. 24--Updated 3:47 p.m.: The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office along with the State Bureau of Investigation made it a mission about four months ago to target prescription pill pushers and poppers. The operation has hit hard --four arrests this week, two other suspects and seizures of $33,000 in possible drug money and more than 1,000 pills. But officials are still on the hunt for more. "There will be more arrests," said Lt. Joel Shores,...

2008-07-16 09:01:20

By Suzanne Ulbrich, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Jul. 16--The State Bureau of Investigation has charged a licensed practical nurse of stealing drugs from Onslow Memorial Hospital while employed there. April Lenora Locklear, 35, of Newbold Road in Jacksonville, was arrested Monday by SBI Special Agent Cecil Cherry and charged with six felony counts of trafficking by possession, one count of possession of hydromorphone, a schedule II controlled substance, and one count of...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.