News tagged with powerful painkillers
The number of overdose deaths from powerful painkillers more than tripled over a decade, the government reported Tuesday - a trend that a U.S. health official called an epidemic, but one that can be stopped.
Medications Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Monday will weigh the wisdom of allowing new clinical trials of a class of powerful painkillers for osteoarthritis. The drugs may have worked ...
Medications Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Steve Wohlen lay on his front lawn, blue, unconscious and barely breathing, overdosing on heroin.
Addiction Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has shown harmful prescription patterns of powerful painkillers among a substantial number of Ontario patients who received methadone therapy to treat their opioid addiction.
Medications Nov 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0