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2009-08-28 18:47:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 28 /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 Benzodiazepines, including Ativan, Xanax, Klonopin and Valium. The Waismann Method of Accelerated Benzodiazepine Neuro-Regulation (ABNR) involves a safe, medically-assisted withdrawal from Benzodiazepines in a hospital setting. This...

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2009-06-19 07:20:00

In Germany, a group of researchers believe they may have discovered a more sophisticated anti-anxiety drug capable of controlling panic attacks without the hefty side effects associated with most currently available treatments. Diazepam, the active ingredient in the popular drug Valium, has been used for more than 40 years to treat acute anxiety symptoms.  Though highly effective in helping patients manage panic attacks, Valium is frequently accompanied by a number of unpleasant side...

2009-02-26 04:03:00

READING, England, February 26 /PRNewswire/ -- - Intranasal Apomorphine for the Treatment of Motor Fluctuations in Advanced Parkinson's Disease - Intranasal Diazepam for the Treatment of Acute Repetitive Seizures in Epilepsy - Phase II Trials on Both Projects to be Initiated During 2009 Archimedes Pharma Limited, the pan-European specialty pharmaceutical company, today announces positive headline data from its recently completed proof-of-concept trials for two of its...

2008-10-24 09:00:26

Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) today announced that it has signed an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) for the promotion of Diastat(R) and Diastat(R) AcuDial(TM), the first and only FDA-approved, acute at-home medication for patients two years and older on stable antiepileptic medications (AEDs) who experience bouts of increased seizure activity, sometimes called serial or cluster seizures or breakthrough seizures. Under the terms of the agreement, GSK will exclusively...

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2008-09-03 13:17:57

Analysts in the UK have reported a surge in popularity of the drug diazepam, better known as Valium, among drug users. According to independent drug research organization DrugScope, diazepam use as a heroin substitute is increasing among drug users in 15 out of 20 towns it surveyed. Known on the street as "Ëœblues' of "Ëœvallies', Valium is a class C drug, but experts are concerned about the rise in its use among class A drug users over the past 12 months. DrugScope...

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2008-04-08 17:40:00

Marijuana is among the most frequently used illicit drugs by women during their childbearing years and there is growing concern that marijuana abuse during pregnancy, either alone or in combination with other drugs, may have serious effects on fetal brain development. There is strong evidence that THC, the main psychoactive component of marijuana, crosses the placenta, that maternal marijuana abuse results in intrauterine growth retardation and that infants exposed to marijuana exhibit a...

2007-12-09 06:00:09

By Bennett, W R Murray Wilson, Lawrence G; Roy-Byrne, Peter P Abstract- GHB is an increasingly popular drug of abuse that can be associated in select cases with growing dependence and a severe withdrawal syndrome. While benzodiazepines are recommended for treatment of the withdrawal syndrome, some cases have been described as benzodiazepine-resistant. The authors describe treatment of such a case, which was unsuccessfully treated initially with benzodiazepines, then successfully treated...

2006-03-13 17:50:46

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A program designed to reduce inappropriate prescriptions for benzodiazepines, such as Xanax and Valium, had the unintended consequence of increasing racial disparities in access to care, according to a report in the Archives of Internal Medicine. "This is the first well-controlled study to show that health policies designed to reduce drug costs and abuse can increase racial disparities in access to effective care for those with chronic illnesses, like...

2005-10-17 13:35:00

NEW YORK -- In patients experiencing an episode of highly elevated blood pressure, also known as acute hypertensive crisis, without organ damage, antianxiety treatment effectively lowers blood pressure (BP) and may be considered as a first step in therapy, researchers from Israel suggest in a report in the American Journal of Hypertension. Many patients who have hypertension that is normally controlled with medication may have an episode of highly elevated blood pressure "sometimes...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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