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2011-03-04 00:00:29

Pioneering Opiate Detoxification Treatment Facility Sees Significant Spike in Patients Obtaining Painkillers Illegally Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 After a yearlong investigation dubbed "Operation Pill Nation," the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local authorities recently raided 11 pain clinics throughout South Florida for dispensing illegal prescriptions for painkillers. The DEA also reported that five out of the 22 people arrested were doctors at these pain...

2011-03-04 00:00:28

A more robust program empowers clients, injured patients, and physicians to manage this growing area of concern. Tampa, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 myMatrixx® has announced significant enhancements to its highly successful Opioid Management Program, offering clients, injured patients, and physicians added tools for dealing with the increased use of opioids in workers' compensation. Improvements to the program focus on helping all stakeholders to better manage opioid therapy from...

2011-03-02 15:45:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced that Caldolor® (ibuprofen) Injection is being used by anesthesiologists in a growing number of hospitals and surgery centers to provide preemptive analgesia for surgical patients. In 2009, Caldolor became the first injectable product approved by the FDA with a dual indication for treatment of pain and fever in adults. Designed primarily for use in the hospital...

2011-02-23 00:00:42

Company Successfully Completes Third Pivotal MoxDuo® Phase 3 Study Sydney, Australia and Bedminster, New Jersey (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 QRxPharma Limited (ASX: QRX and OTCQX: QRXPY) announced today the granting of a pre-New Drug Application (NDA) meeting with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and successful completion of its third pivotal Phase 3 registration trial (study 009) for immediate-release MoxDuo. Designed to evaluate the analgesic efficacy and...

2011-02-22 09:36:00

WARREN, N.J., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol Rx, LLC ("MonoSol Rx"), the developer of PharmFilm® drug delivery technology, today announced that Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc ("the Group") (LSE: RB), provided an update on U.S. market adoption of Suboxone® (buprenorphine HCl/naloxone HCl dihydrate) sublingual film for the treatment of opioid dependence during its announcement of...

2011-02-05 17:33:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualitest Pharmaceuticals today issued a voluntary nationwide recall of Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP 10mg / 500mg, NDC 0603-3888-20, 60 count, Lot Numbers T150G10B, T120J10E and T023M10A, and Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 32.4 mg, NDC 0603-5166-32, 1000 count, Lot Numbers T150G10B, T120J10E and T023M10A. An individual bottle of Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP 10mg / 500mg, NDC 0603-3888-20, 60 count...

2011-02-05 00:00:44

Pioneering Opiate Detoxification Treatment Facility Addresses Common Side Effect Often Overlooked in Prescription Painkiller Users Beverly Hills, Calif. (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 Results from a recent study issued by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that treatment admissions for prescription painkiller abuse rose 345 percent over a 10 year period extending from 1998 to 2008. The Waismann Method of Opiate Detoxification, an advanced medical...

2011-02-05 00:00:44

Recent data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shows that emergency room visits and addiction treatment for the abuse of pain killers and other prescription drugs like Vicodin, Xanax and Oxycontin is on the rise. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 The number of people needing emergency medical treatment and/or addiction treatment for prescription drugs like Vicodin, Xanax and Oxycontin has increased dramatically over the last few years. A 2010 study by...

2011-01-30 15:31:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Society of Pain Management Providers (www.Flspmp.org) condemns the egregious use of misleading statistics by the St. Petersburg Times, the Miami Herald and all media in general. The society believes these out of context pain clinic related statistics are solely meant to inflame the citizens of Florida which has led to a "witch-hunt" mentality. This "witch-hunt" has reached a point that greatly affects the care of legitimate pain...

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2011-01-28 11:05:00

By Jim Dryden, Washington University in St. Louis Retired NFL players use painkillers at a much higher rate than the rest of us, according to new research conducted by investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers say the brutal collisions and bone-jarring injuries associated with football often cause long-term pain, which contributes to continued use and abuse of painkilling medications. The study is published online in the journal Drug and Alcohol...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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