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Mallinckrodt today announced that clinical data for its investigational opioid, MNK-155 and approved opioid combination product XARTEMIS XR Extended-Release Tablets will be presented at PAINWeek 2014, a national conference on pain for frontline practitioners, September 2-6, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A new study has found that in states where medical marijuana is legal, the rates of deaths due to overdoses of opioid painkillers are lower than in states where medical marijuana is illegal.
It's a scene we've seen across Indiana again and again -- crooks holding up pharmacies and demanding prescription drugs.
Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you're suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly.
A decade-long effort in genetic engineering is close to creating yeast that makes palliative medicines in stainless steel vats.
In my first career as a pharmacist, I worked in more than 30 pharmacies across Nova Scotia, filling more than 100,000 prescriptions between 1990 and 1995.
The DEA's newest regulations target hydrocodone, an ingredient in America's most prescribed drug: Vicodin.
Purdue Pharma L.P. and two affiliated companies are seeking to disqualify a former District of Columbia attorney general from representing the city of Chicago in its lawsuit against several drugmakers for allegedly seeking to misinform the public about the risks and benefits of opium-like pain medications.
Governor Lincoln Chafee and Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will honor 15 Rhode Island police, firefighters, and EMTs next week for their life-saving heroics.
A recent study confirms what medical marijuana advocates have long tried to argue: the cannabis plant can serve as a less addictive alternative to prescription painkillers.
The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.
On average, states allowing the medical use of marijuana have lower rates of deaths resulting from opioid analgesic overdoses than states without such laws.
In states where medical marijuana is legal, the rates of deaths caused by painkiller overdoses are lower than in states where medical marijuana is illegal, a new study has found.
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