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Poisoning deaths involving methadone in the US have increased nearly sevenfold in less than a decade.
The New York Medical Examiner's office says the death of celebrity disc jockey Adam Goldstein last month has been declared an accidental drug overdose. Goldstein, who was known professionally as DJ AM, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment at the age of 36.
FLEMINGTON, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national media study among 589 physicians revealed that the majority of physicians (82%) do not believe that drugs containing acetaminophen should be pulled off the market.
FORT MYERS, Fla., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acetaminophen is an ingredient found in many over-the-counter and prescription medicines to help relieve pain and reduce fever. Many people refer to acetaminophen by a brand name, Tylenol and prescription brand names, Vicodin and Percocet.
Prescription-drug abuse is rising in parts of the United States as the economy falls, drug-rehabilitation and law-enforcement officials said. We're seeing an extreme uptick in the abuse of pharmacological drugs, said Jeff Benz, a founder of Mainstream Kansas City Inc., an alcohol and drug rehabilitation
By A.J. Perez Website hosting companies are moving swiftly to rid their servers of sites that advertise the illegal sale of controlled substances -- including performance-enhancing drugs -- even though legislation signed by last week President Bush won't take effect for months.
US-based healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has received a complete response letter from the FDA for its new drug application for a controlled-release form of hydrocodone with acetaminophen. Abbott is evaluating the FDA complete response letter.
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Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in teenagers according to a report posted Tuesday. Almost 7% of teens are using prescription drugs that were not prescribed for them.
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