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Alcohol Can Intensify Drug Effects
2012-07-29 07:17:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to new research, alcohol combined with certain medications not only opens up the risks of liver damage, stomach bleeding and other side effects, it also makes those drugs "three times more available to the body, effectively tripling the original dose." Reporting in the journal Molecular Pharmaceutics, Christel Bergström and colleagues explain that drinking alcohol can increase the amount of non-prescription...

2012-07-18 23:03:18

Peter Breggin, a leading crusader against the abusive prescription of psychiatric drugs who has been called “the conscience of psychiatry,” presents a pioneering, person-centered approach to psychiatric drug withdrawal in his new book, Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal: A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients and their Families. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Peter Breggin, a leading crusader against the abusive prescription of psychiatric drugs who has been called...

2012-07-06 23:01:42

While marijuana was long the first drug of abuse for many drug initiates, prescription drugs are now catching up — but have deadlier consequences. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 The change in the overall pattern of substance abuse is reflected in the types of drugs causing overdose deaths and trips to rehab. Since 2000, the drugs sending people to their graves or to rehab have been shifting away from illicit drugs and toward prescription drugs. The 2011 report on the subject from...

2012-05-04 23:03:29

The purpose of this release is to inform consumers that Prescriptioncoupons.us has coupons for Advair and other prescription medication available through their website. (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 High prescription prices are a major hurdle for many people in the United States. With insurance companies requiring high co-pays or making it difficult to get much-needed medication at all, many people need any help they can get when it comes to obtaining their prescription medication. Fortunately,...

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