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Codeine Prescriptions To Children In The ER Continue Despite

Codeine Prescriptions To Children In The ER Continue Despite Dangers

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Codeine, or 3-methylmorphine, is an opioid that is used to treat mild to moderate pain and to suppress cough. While it is widely prescribed to adults, it is of great concern that US...

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2014-04-16 12:30:12

WILMINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc., a distributor of over-the-counter (OTC) medications to more than 100,000 convenience stores and retailers worldwide, has presented Prestige Packaging, a division of UniFirst Corporation, with its "2013 Supplier of the Year" award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75592 "We work with great suppliers across the world, ranging in size from large multinational companies to small family...

2014-04-10 16:24:19

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today after the Tennessee Senate passed SB 2021--legislation introduced by state Senator Mae Beavers (R-17) that would strengthen criminal penalties for individuals convicted of possessing or distributing methamphetamine. Senator Beavers' bill would increase the mandatory minimum sentences for all meth offenders. Individuals convicted of manufacturing meth...

2014-04-09 23:24:32

Calls for standardization of liquid dosing and labeling using mL and use of appropriate dosing devices to prevent harm from measurement errors and overdoses. Pediatric patients at particular risk as healthcare professionals often rely on liquid medications for treating young children. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 NCPDP, the not-for-profit pharmacy standards development organization, announced today the availability of a patient safety white paper that provides specific industry...

2014-04-08 16:23:42

Legislation Would Target Meth Criminals WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Tennessee state Representative Tony Shipley (R-Kingsport) after his legislation--House Bill 1257--passed out of the Tennessee House of Representatives. The bill, which passed the Senate last week and the House just last night, would implement a real-time, drug offender block list in Tennessee. The measure now heads to Governor Haslam...

2014-04-02 23:04:23

U.S. retail sales of pet medications reached $8 billion in 2013, including sales through veterinarians, brick-and-mortar retailers, and online, according to “Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition,” a report by market research publisher Packaged Facts. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 U.S. retail sales of pet medications reached $8 billion in 2013, including sales through veterinarians, brick-and-mortar retailers,...

2014-03-31 23:24:54

The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations has recently posted general provisions to inform many of safe over-the-counter drugs. OTCplus, The App by Ace Innovation Group, Simplifies Safety Warnings For OTC Medicines. ROCK HILL, SC (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 More than 200 million Americans use Over The Counter Medicines every year. Billions of dollars of OTC medicines are sold every year. The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations posted general provisions on March 27, 2014 to inform many...

2014-03-28 23:27:45

New App created to help raise awareness of Over -The- Counter Medicines. Ace Innovation Group creates OTCplus to inform many of commonly known medicines. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 In the day Dr. Sandeep Grewal practices primary care medicine in the small town of Rock Hill, South Carolina. But when the work day is done he has another mission – to raise awareness about the risks of Over-The-Counter medicines and help people avoid dangerous health mistakes while choosing an OTC...

2014-03-27 23:21:38

“Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition,” a new report from market research publisher Packaged Facts, analyzes the market for prescription and over-the-counter medications for dogs and cats, with a particular focus on brand-name products used by consumers and on antiparasitics. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 “Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd...

2014-03-24 23:01:38

The Firm is investigating Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered liver damage from acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol-brand over-the-counter medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As Tylenol lawsuits (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a review of the regulations governing over-the-counter medications,...

2014-03-19 23:32:31

ALLVETMED Corp announces today of their award by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)receiving the National Vet - VIPPS Accreditation National license. This lists the company as the 17th to receive this license. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 This award allows ALLVETMED Corp Ltd to operate as an online vet pharmacy at a national level. Vet - VIPPS (Veterinary Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites) accreditation offers online pharmacies the chance to operate online veterinary...