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Increased Death Risk From Certain Anti-Anxiety And Sleeping Medicines
2014-04-01 05:31:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Millions of people around the world find help from drugs that treat anxiety and sleep disorders. A new study from the University of Warwick, however, reveals that anti-anxiety and sleeping medicines have been linked to an increased risk of death. The large study, which tracked 34,727 people for an average of seven and a half years, demonstrates that the risk of death doubles with several anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) drugs or hypnotic...

Sleeping Pills May Lead To Dementia
2012-09-28 21:14:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers are warning that taking sleeping pills may significantly increase your risk of developing dementia later in life. A Harvard University study found that those who used benzodiazepines were 50% more likely to succumb to the condition. During the study, researchers involved 1,063 men and women over the age of 65 for a period of 20 years in southwest France. At the onset of the study, none of the participants had...

2010-05-25 10:40:00

PITTSBURGH, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched Temazepam Capsules USP, 7.5 mg. This additional strength, which had U.S. sales of approximately $56 million for the 12 months ending March 31, 2010, according to IMS Health, complements Mylan's already approved and marketed strengths, which are therapeutically equivalent to Mallinckrodt's Restoril® 15 mg, 22.5 mg and 30 mg for...

2009-06-17 07:00:00

Product shipment has begun PITTSBURGH, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its supplemental Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Temazepam Capsules USP, 22.5 mg. This strength is in addition to Mylan's currently marketed 15 mg and 30 mg strengths of the product. Temazepam Capsules are the generic version of Mallinckrodt's...

2008-09-01 06:00:07

By Kate Foster A DOCTOR who was suspended from his job after giving sleeping pills to a suicidal patient has revealed he plans to help the campaign to legalise euthanasia. GP Iain Kerr was last week suspended from practising medicine for six months after prescribing the tablets to an elderly woman who later took her own life. In his first interview since the hearing, the Glasgow GP told Scotland on Sunday that he would never again provide drugs in the same circumstances. But he...

2008-07-26 18:00:17

A GP who gave sleeping pills to an elderly patient so she could commit suicide said yesterday he "regretted the circumstances" which resulted in his censure by the General Medical Council. Dr Iain Kerr, 61, was suspended from practising medicine for six months for prescribing sodiumamytal to a retired businesswoman after she told him she had considered suicide. John Donnelly, chairman of the GMC Fitness to Practise Panel, told the doctor he had allowed his views on physician-assisted...

2008-07-25 12:00:27

By HELEN PUTTICK HEALTH CORRESPONDENT A GP who gave sleeping pills to an elderly patient so she could end her life was suspended for six months and may not return to his job. Dr Iain Kerr, from Glasgow, was yesterday told his registration to practise medicine would be temporarily withdrawn by a panel of the General Medical Council, who said it was "necessary to send a message to the medical profession that this behaviour is unacceptable". Dr Kerr, who used to be a member of the Voluntary...

2008-07-24 15:00:24

A DOCTOR who admitted prescribing sleeping tablets to enable a pensioner to end her life has been branded irresponsible. The General Medical Council found Dr Iain Kerr, from Newton Mearns, brought the medical profession into disrepute by giving the drug sodium amytal to the retired businesswoman after she had told him she had considered killing herself. They also described his prescription of sodium amytal to three others as not in his patients' best interests. The GMC, which has the...

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