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2013-11-07 23:25:42

The Addiction Treatment Helpline located in Boston, MA has turned its energy toward an escalating problem with heroin addiction in the North East. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Staff at the Addiction Treatment Helpline’s Boston office has refocused their energy in hopes to help decrease the burden and heartache created by the rising heroin problem throughout the New England states. These addiction professionals are doing all things imaginable to gain all the knowledge and...

2013-11-04 12:28:47

BD Simplist(TM) Prefilled Injectable Product Line Expands to Morphine Sulfate Injection, USP at New Manufacturing Facility FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Rx Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Morphine Sulfate Injection, USP to be offered in the BD Simplist line of ready-to-administer prefilled injectables...

2013-11-01 08:27:09

Clinical, Non-Clinical and CMC Development Programs on Track for Third Quarter NDA Submission NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today the successful completion of an End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its lead pain candidate, KP201 (benzhydrocodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen)....

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 23:04:12

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...

2013-10-29 08:32:56

- First clinical data demonstrating intravenous, or I.V., CR845 provides statistically significant pain relief in an orthopedic pain indication - SHELTON, Conn., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cara Therapeutics, Inc. today announced top-line results from a Phase 2 clinical trial of its novel, peripherally-acting kappa opioid receptor agonist, I.V. CR845, for the treatment of acute pain following bunionectomy. In a pre-specified analysis for patients who completed the trial...

2013-10-29 08:32:18

Express Scripts' Morphine Equivalent Dose Management Program Provides a Real-Time, Proactive Approach to Better Ensure Appropriate Use of Narcotics ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prescription narcotic overdoses cause more deaths than cocaine and heroin combined each year. Misuse and abuse of these powerful medications also result in significant extra expense for workers' compensation payers. Today, Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced the launch of its Morphine...

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...

2013-10-24 23:30:29

Individuals seeking relief from cocaine, heroin, marijuana and other drugs can get no-cost consultations. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A new drug rehab in New York is offering free consultations for people seeking relief from their drug addiction and a new way to live. To get help and receive immediate help call (855) 912-7867. Drug rehabilitation allows adults and adolescents a chance to get clean from their drug of choice, whether it is...

Oreos Addictive As Drugs To Rats
2013-10-16 08:44:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Neuroscience students from Connecticut College who fed rats “America’s Favorite Cookie” now say Oreos are just as addictive as cocaine and morphine for the lab animals. Rats that were fed the cookies not only went straight to the creamy center first, they also lingered in the area where they were usually fed the cookies. Furthermore, the researchers found that eating Oreos activated even more neurons in the rats’ brains'...