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2014-07-31 23:14:43

CR urges U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take stronger steps to reduce the dangers of pain-relief medications YONKERS, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Some pain relief medications can be as addictive as heroin and are rife with deadly side effects. Every day, 46 people in the U.S. die from legal pain pills and for each death, more than 30 people are admitted to an emergency room because of opioid complications. Consumer Reports has taken a close look at the dangers of prescription and...

Southern Doctors Write More Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions Than Their Northern Counterparts Do
2014-07-03 06:40:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Opioid painkiller use in the US vary greatly by region, with most of the highest-prescribing states being located in the southern part of the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed in a new report. According to the study, health care providers from southern US states typically had the highest per-person rate of opioid or narcotic pain reliever prescriptions, which include drugs such as Vicodin...

2014-05-27 23:03:31

Pro-Recovery Detox Center Harbor Village Recognizes Root Cause of Problem (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 As reported by The Daily Beast in the article “Prescription Drugs More Deadly Than Car Accidents, Guns, and Suicide” (5/25), the National Institute of Drug Abuse has found many recent, disturbing facts about prescription drug use in the United States. The statistics in the article show that prescription pain killers account for 75% of deaths around the world, 52 million people over the age...

2014-04-07 16:25:34

Company Files for Injunction - Prescription Drug Status Should Reside Solely With the FDA SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZGNX), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of pain-related and central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts requesting the court to grant a temporary restraining order against execution of the executive order recently announced by...

2014-04-04 16:23:31

Review of published literature points to need for physician monitoring, awareness of patient overuse of acetaminophen STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A review of published medical literature has found that individuals who receive pain relievers containing acetaminophen are commonly prescribed doses close to or above the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) recommended daily maximum dose (4g per day), putting them at increased risk of acetaminophen overdose and liver...

2014-03-26 23:33:36

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 process is successful, is warning about the dangers of drinking and using prescription drugs in its latest blog post. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 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 process is...

2014-02-26 23:27:54

National network of attorneys continues to provide complimentary consultations to consumers inquiring about legal options to seek compensation over allegations that Tylenol and other acetaminophens may cause liver damage. San Diego, Ca (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/acetaminophen.html Resource4thePeople announced today it is alerting consumers to a safety alert* issued by the Food and Drug Administration warning health care professionals to...

2014-01-28 23:03:52

As Morgan & Morgan continues to investigate potential claims on behalf of Tylenol users, the firm is alerting consumers to reports that the FDA has recommended that doctors stop prescribing products with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dose. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Morgan & Morgan continues to investigate lawsuits on behalf of Tylenol* users who suffered liver failure, as the FDA announces new recommendations for prescription drugs containing acetaminophen,...

2014-01-17 23:24:09

National network of attorneys will resume availability to consumers inquiring about legal options to seek compensation over allegations that Tylenol and other acetaminophens may cause liver damage. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/acetaminophen.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in 2014 to consumers who are seeking compensation in connection with...

2014-01-13 08:30:02

Suncoast Rehab Center comments on the growth of painkiller addiction--Suncoast attributes the rise in addiction to unscrupulous prescribing practices and a lack of public education. SPRING HILL, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In recent years, medical practitioners have written millions of prescriptions for drugs such as Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin, which contain compounds derived from opium--one of the world's most powerful painkillers--all in an effort to relieve...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.