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2010-09-01 08:10:00

US health regulators are working out possible restrictions on popular cough suppressants in hopes to stop cases of abuse that send thousands of people to the hospital each year.

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2010-05-02 09:00:00

Despite their widespread use by parents and caregivers, over-the-counter (OTC) cold and cough medicines have carried a warning by the FDA since 2008, and still have the potential to cause serious adverse events in infants and children.

2010-03-02 13:08:00

Despite flat OTC abuse rates, other types of abuse are increasing WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey data released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America and MetLife Foundation point to the need for continued efforts to combat substance abuse among teens.

2010-02-04 06:01:00

As Lower-Cost Methadone Prescribing Increases, Knowledge is Critical SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a unique and comprehensive literature review of poisoning deaths involving opioids from 1999 -- 2009, the deaths involving methadone were found to be disproportionately high.

2009-12-14 12:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by Linda A.

2009-10-20 06:35:00

Calls upon U.S. Congress to Join in this Fight to Stop Medicine Abuse WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

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.

2009-05-04 13:28:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) applauds the latest nationwide survey results showing that more parents than ever are addressing over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine abuse with their teens.


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