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2013-11-01 23:01:58

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Zohydro to treat chronic pain, an opiate that some experts fear may be highly addictive. Fort Lauderdale, Fl (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Addiction and mental health expert Ben Brafman expresses concern about the FDA’s approval of Zohydro, a strong painkiller intended to treat people with chronic pain. Zohydro is an extended release hydrocodone medication, a painkiller that has proved to be highly addictive and abused in the United...

Painkillers Linked To Depression
2013-10-31 15:15:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While prescription opioid painkillers bring relief to countless individuals, they are also linked to serious adverse effects, such as addiction or potential for overdose. According to a new study from St. Louis University researchers in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the chronic use of prescription painkillers is associated with an increased risk of developing severe depression. The study researchers looked at medical...

2013-10-30 23:22:26

Dr. Reza Ghorbani, of the Advanced Pain Medicine Institute and Truceuticals Inc. releases new book, “Secrets to a Pain-Free Life”; explains why the US Food and Drug Administration’s move to limit the abuse of some widely prescribed prescription painkillers should be welcomed. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 In an effort to control chronic pain, doctors and patients have become increasingly reliant on these drugs. Now, the FDA wants to tighten controls on a type of medicine...

2013-10-30 23:04:12

With the FDA set to reclassify hydrocodone pills as a Schedule II drug, Waismann Method rapid detox is glad to see the addictive drug correctly classed. However, they also worry about the increased potential for the illegal trade, and hope people fighting addiction get help. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 In response to the growing opiate addiction epidemic, the FDA has decided to request that hydrocodone pills be relabeled as a Schedule II drug. Waismann Method rapid detox...

FDA's Expedited Drug Approval Process Called Into Question
2013-10-29 09:59:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If a new treatment is developed that is a major curative advancement and meets a therapeutic need for severe illness, the Food and Drug Administration will expedite the usual lengthy approval process. However, fewer patients were studied as part of expedited reviews of new drugs in 2008, and some safety concerns about these drugs remain unanswered, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Study researchers found...

FDA Tighter Controls On Hydrocodone
2013-10-25 14:26:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suggested tighter controls on how doctors prescribe common, widely-use narcotic painkillers containing the narcotic hydrocodone, making them controlled as strictly as powerful painkillers such as OxyContin. In announcing its recommendations, the FDA said it had become "increasingly concerned about the abuse and misuse of opioid products, which have sadly reached epidemic proportions...

Over-The-Counter Painkillers Just As Effective As Prescription Drugs For Tonsillectomy Pain
2013-10-02 07:14:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After having your tonsils removed, traditional wisdom says you should eat all the ice cream you want and take a prescription pain killer. A new study from the Henry Ford Hospital, however, reveals how an over-the-counter pain reliever is just as effective. The study, presented at the 2013 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) annual meeting in Vancouver, BC, shows over-the-counter ibuprofen manages...

2013-10-01 23:02:30

You may be able to eat all of the ice cream you want after having your tonsils removed, but researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit say you don’t necessarily need a prescription to reduce post-operative pain – an over-the-counter pain reliever is just as effective. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 You may be able to eat all of the ice cream you want after having your tonsils removed, but researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit say you don’t necessarily need a...


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