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12 hrs ago | South Yorkshire Times

Doncaster man took cancer drug for knee pain

The tragic dangers of taking other people's medication have been spelled out by a Doncaster coroner after a healthy young man died from using powerful painkillers for an injured knee.


Related Topix: South Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, Nottinghamshire County, England, Lincolnshire County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Advance Obamacare story gets action for Arden Heights woman

On Wednesday morning Margaret Figueroa, who suffers from a rare neurological disease called Arnold Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia, was able to see her pain management physician after going five months without treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY


Armenians Struggle for the Right to Die without Pain

Tablets and bottles of medicine lie scattered on a shelf in the one-room medical clinic of Chiva, a village about 120 kilometers south of Yerevan.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, Medicine

Gov. Deval Patrick Issues Tighter Restrictions for Painkiller Zohydro

In this Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick gestures during a news conference at the Statehouse in Boston.


Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Drugs, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Healthcare Law, Law


Health Alert: Fight or Flight Linked to Spinal Cord]

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has recommended against approving a new powerful prescription painkiller.


Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health, Pain

QRxPharma Issues Statement On Moxduo Advisory Committee Meeting

QRxPharma announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee has voted to recommend against approval of Moxduo, an immediate release Dual OpioidA for the treatment of moderate to severe acute pain.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)


QRxPharma Fails to Win Panel Backing for New Painkiller

QRxPharma Ltd. failed to win the backing of U.S. regulatory advisers for its painkiller that combines two opioids in an attempt to reduce side effects.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS 47

FDA panel rejects new combination narcotic painkiller

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Related Topix: Blackshear, GA, Brunswick, GA, Medicine, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)


Doctor accused of overdosing on stolen drugs

Back on December 6th, staff at the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center found 32-year-old doctor Timothy Sutton in a locked bathroom, in cardiac arrest, with a syringe and a pain medication kit.


Related Topix: Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Medicine

Codeine prescribed for kids despite warnings

A new report by researchers from the University of California-San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital raises red flags about the use of codeine as a pain killer and cough suppressant in children.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Medicine

Park Record

FDA panel rejects combination pain pill

The combination pill, Moxduo, was developed by QRxPharma with the aim of decreasing dangerous side effects of prescription painkillers, including breathing problems, nausea and vomiting.


Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Harrisburg, PA, Park City, UT

National Public Radio

Powerful Narcotic Painkiller Up For FDA Approval

Moxduo, a drug now up for FDA approval, would combine morphine and oxycodone in a single capsule.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Drugs, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Marketing

Mon Apr 21, 2014


ER trips for kids' pain and coughs often end with codeine

Despite recommendations against the use of codeine in children, a new study found many emergency room doctors still give the potentially dangerous opioid to kids, such as for pain and coughs.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Pain, Pediatrics

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Pam Stone | Dealing with the inevitability of life

As with the cruelty of the disease, while her body remains surprisingly functional, the fingers of dementia have pinched and plucked within her brain so that she is with us one moment, seized with anxiety the next, all the while unable to articulate a desperation those of us in the present can only imagine to understand.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Business News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Toronto Star

Removing psychiatric patients' cigarettes deepens their trauma: DiManno

Then they said tobacco products could not be kept in one's room or on one's person - and that was the law of CAMH, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

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Australian Researchers Working on a Non-Addictive Pain Killer

Australian researchers are working on a new drug made from cone snail venom, which would serve as a powerful and non-addictive pain killer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

Thu Apr 17, 2014

'We don't think we need new opioids': An exclusive interview with Andrew Kolodny

Tyler, 22, who recently got out of a rehab program for heroin addiction, shows his prescription for Suboxone, a maintenance treatment for opioid dependence, on February 5, 2014 in Burlington, Vermont.


Related Topix: Drugs, Burlington, VT, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health, Pain


FDA wants stronger warning labels for long-acting opioids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring labels of all long-acting opioids to say they should be used strictly for patients in severe pain, a response to surging overdoses and deaths each year from the widely used pain medicines.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Medicine, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)


Manitowoc officials warn of fentanyl drug abuse

Doctors say the pain medication, which is often administered through a patch on the skin, is more potent than morphine and oxycodone and is prescribed for chronic, around-the-clock pain.


Related Topix: Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Manitowoc, WI, Health, Pain, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

The Star Press

Tobacco-smuggling nurse reinstated

The state is taking disciplinary action against East Central Indiana nurses, two of whom violated regulations in other states and another who trafficked with an inmate.


Related Topix: Central, IN, Middletown, IN, Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Drugs