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2013-10-20 23:00:23

Globalsurance examines the controversial painkiller in a new article, “How Safe is Acetaminophen?” (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Globalsurance has released a new article, “How Safe is Acetaminophen,” an examination of the safety issues surrounding one of the most commonly used over-the-counter painkiller in the US. The article examines several other studies of the drug, including studies from the FDA. Acetaminophen, the primary ingredient in Tylenol, Panadol, and several other pain...

2013-10-16 23:33:08

Achieve is conducting a randomized, single-dose study comparing the efficacy and safety of a combination of acetaminophen and aspirin vs placebo in the acute treatment of migraine headaches. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 *To see if you qualify for this Migraine Clinical Trial in Alabama, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and you may...

2013-10-10 23:28:45

Manufacturer changes dosage instructions, warns of possible liver damage from accidental overdoses. Resource4thePeople continues to offer free consultations to consumers over allegations that Tylenol and other acetaminophens may cause liver damage. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Resource4thePeople today announced its latest update for consumers who have been following the litigation involving allegations that Tylenol (acetaminophen) products and other acetaminophens may cause...

2013-10-10 16:27:16

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq:CPIX) today announced that data from three recent studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of Caldolor(®) (ibuprofen) Injection will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologist in San Francisco. Poster presentations will be presented by Dr. Alberto Uribe, Post Doctoral Researcher, Department of Anesthesiology, Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State...

2013-10-07 13:08:01

Feeling an ache or a pain may have you reaching for the nearest over-the-counter pain medication, but it is important to know the basics when it comes to medicating, say doctors at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. John Rogers, professor of family and community medicine at BCM, said the three most common over-the-counter pain relievers are acetaminophen, ibuprofen and naproxen. Read direction labels “The best advice is to read the direction labels and warnings and follow those...

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...

2013-09-26 16:26:53

Company to Host Conference Call on Thursday, September 26th at 1:30 PM Pacific Time/4:30 PM Eastern Time to Discuss Results SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) announced the preliminary topline results from a Phase 2 study of NKTR-181 for the treatment of moderate-to-severe chronic pain in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. The Phase 2 study utilized a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized withdrawal study design to assess...

2013-09-25 08:30:29

-Expects to be eligible for 180 days of marketing exclusivity- PITTSBURGH, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today confirmed that the company has been sued by Forest Laboratories Inc., Forest Laboratories Holdings Ltd., and Royalty Pharma Collection Trust in connection with the filing of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Milnacipran HCl Tablets 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg. This product is the...

2013-09-20 11:17:03

Paracetamol has a significant effect on exercise performance and the body's ability to cope with the thermal challenge of exercise in the heat, shows a study published today [20 September] in Experimental Physiology. The research team have previously shown that paracetamol can improve endurance performance through a reduction in exercise-induced pain. This study suggests, for the first time, that paracetamol can also improve the length of time someone can exercise for in hot conditions....