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Teens prescribed anti-anxiety or sleep medications may be up to 12 times more likely to abuse those drugs illegally than teens who have never received a prescription, often by obtaining additional pills from friends or family members.
Controversial Hydrocodone-Based Painkiller Zohydro contains strong potential for addiction and as a substitute for OxyContin and heroin abuse.
Postoperative "doctor shopping" linked to higher narcotic use among orthopaedic patients ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug.
Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued
In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the
As prescription overdose deaths among women sharply increase, Novus Detox says a solution is needed now—doctors need to exercise caution when prescribing, and must also warn patients of the
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released today a set of policy solutions—The Safe Rx Initiative—aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse and fraud in Medicare and the
The number of women dying as a result of prescription painkiller overdoses increased by over 400 percent between 1999 and 2010, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed Tuesday.
Fentanyl is a potent narcotic analgesic that’s even more potent than morphine. It can turn people into addicts if overused.
New congressional legislation has been put forward in order to reduce the significantly increasing prescription drug problem.
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