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2011-09-13 15:40:00

New Study Reports Overdoses from Prescription Painkillers Surpass Deaths from Multiple Myeloma, Liver Disease and HIV Beverly Hills, Calif. (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 According to a report from the British Medical Journal, the number of deaths in the United States from prescription painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin and Suboxone, has now surpassed that of multiple myeloma, alcohol liver disease and HIV. Dr. Michael Lowenstein, who specializes in the Waismann Method, an advanced...

2011-07-22 00:01:00

Boca Pharmacal, Inc., today announced that it has received approval from the FDA of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Oral Solution, 7.5mg / 325mg per 5mL, the generic version of Hycet® Oral Solution distributed by FSC Laboratories, Inc. Coral Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Boca Pharmacal, Inc., today announced that it has received approval from the FDA of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Hydrocodone...

2011-06-24 19:46:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualitest Pharmaceuticals today issued a voluntary nationwide retail level recall of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets USP, 50mg/325mg/40mg, and Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP 7.5mg/500mg. This recall was initiated because an individual bottle of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets USP, 50mg/325mg/40mg, 500 count was found incorrectly labeled with a Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen...

2011-05-24 07:33:00

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc. today announced positive results from a Phase 1 clinical trial of its most advanced opioid-based drug candidate, KP201, a novel hydrocodone prodrug for treating pain. KP201 is a new chemical entity (NCE) composed of hydrocodone chemically bound to a ligand. The data confirmed that KP201 is cleaved in man as predicted, releasing the active pharmaceutical compound hydrocodone into the bloodstream at amounts equivalent to the...

2011-05-17 06:35:00

PISGAH FOREST, N.C., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding quickly to the FDA's proclaimed new limits on acetaminophen in prescription painkiller combination products, Pisgah Laboratories, Inc., http://www.pisgahlabs.com, files a patent application on abuse deterrent features for opioid drug products. Filed with the US Patent & Trademark Office (http://www.uspto.gov), this new patent application is the eighteenth filing for Pisgah and represents a substantial R&D effort directed...

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2011-05-02 08:55:00

Prescriptions for narcotics often contain too much medication per dose Parents who give young children prescription painkillers should take extra care to make sure they give just the right amount. What they may be surprised to learn, however, is that the dose given to them by the pharmacy could be too high, according to research to be presented Saturday, April 30, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Denver. Researchers from South Carolina identified the top 19...

2011-04-22 07:23:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Society of Pain Management Providers (www.Flspmp.org) urges Government, Law Enforcement and the media to stop using false prescription drug data and statistics. The continued release of false and / or out of context information is solely intended to enflame the public. The misinformation that unfairly portrays Florida as ground zero in this issue has significant consequences for pain management patients and the physicians who...

2011-04-05 22:09:48

JAMA studies identify shift in prescribing patterns and recommend interventions to protect vulnerable populations Two reports by addiction researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the National Institute on Drug Abuse show a drastic shift in prescribing patterns impacting the magnitude of opioid substance abuse in America. The reports, published in JAMA, recommend a comprehensive effort to reduce public health risks while improving patient care, including better...

2011-03-11 12:29:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Society of Pain Management Providers (www.Flspmp.org) releases the latest facts on Oxycodone and Hydrocodone use in the United States. Until now these statistics were not readily available to the public or media. Oxycodone dispensed in U.S. 2009 by state (per 100,000 population) ------------------------------------------------------------------ Methodology: Sources: DEA 2009 ARCOS report, US Census and FDA....


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.