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Depomed Earns $10 Million Milestone for FDA Approval of...
Depomed, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Mallinckrodt plc's New Drug Application for XARTEMIS XR Extended-Release Tablets , previously known as MNK-795, for the management of acute pain severe enough to require opioid treatment and in patients for whom alternative treatment options are ineffective, not ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Be Well: Be Well: Acetaminophen
We all have aches and pains from time to time, and we have pain relievers for that... But parents can question what is the right dosage for children.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
All About Acetaminophena "I.V.
Approved by the FDA in 2010, the I.V. form of acetaminophen is indicated to manage mild-to-moderate pain or moderate-to-severe pain with an adjunctive opioid.
The Modesto Bee
Study finds prenatal Tylenol use linked to ADHD in baby
More often than not, a woman's first prenatal visit comes with a lot of do's and don'ts.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Painkiller 10 Times Stronger Than Vicodin to Hit the Market This Month
A new opiate called Zohydro, developed by Zogenix and approved by the FDA, will enter California markets this month , despite the protests of a number of doctors and experts.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
When possible, avoid giving medicine to babies
Knowing that simple fact and being armed with all the available information will help assure the safety of a baby who must take medication for any reason.
The Buckingham Post
New Findings Suggest Tylenol During Pregnancy is Linked to ADHD
According to recent studies pregnant women using acetaminophen, an active ingredient in Tylenol, have a higher chance of their babies developing ADHD.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
CaldolorA Pediatric Pain Study Results To Be Presented At The...
Equally important, no safety concerns were observed during the study. During the study, febrile hospitalized children ranging in age from less than 1 year to 16 years, were administered Caldolor injection or oral or rectal acetaminophen as a single or multiple dose therapy for up to five days.
Cape Breton Post
Cape Breton medical volunteers made a difference in Guatemala
Janice Steele RN, Belinda Hillier RN and Dr. Elwood MacMullin are shown operating on a patient in one of the two operating rooms the mission used in Guatemala City.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Taking Tylenol during pregnancy linked to ADHD in kids
New research is raising concerns that pregnant women who take Tylenol could increase their unborn child's risk for developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .
If Acetaminophen Causes ADHD, Regulators Won't Be Ready To Do Anything About It
Add attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to the list of ailments attributed to the popular painkiller acetaminophen.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
New Study: Tylenol And ADHD Risk In Children
The strongest effects were seen in women who took Tylenol all three trimesters. Researchers say moms need to be more judicious about how frequently they take Tylenol.
Globe and Mail
Reality check: Are pregnancy and painkiller risks inflated?
Women who are pregnant, have children or who are thinking about having children got a scare last week after a new study suggested taking acetaminophen during pregnancy causes children to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .
Can acetaminophen (Tylenol) during pregnancy affect the baby? Probably not.
Acetaminophen is commonly used by pregnant mothers to treat pain and fever and is generally considered to be safe.
Pickens County part of nationwide drug study
Pickens County has been chosen, along with cities such as Los Angeles, San Antonio, Portland, New Haven, and Lexington, for a new drug trial, and although in prestigious company, the honor might be dubious.
The Daily Beast
Press Sells Pain Pills to AddictsBy Maia Szalavitz
Addiction experts are campaigning to block the sale of the ultra-pure pain pill Zohydro.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Expert: FDA-approved painkiller 'will kill people'
A new FDA-approved painkiller isn't set to hit pharmacy shelves until next month, but critics are already warning it could kill - with just two pills.
Improving patient outcomes, decreasing hospital length-of-stay, and reducing costs are tasks best classified as perennially unfinished by hospitals.
San Juan Islander
Dangers of Acetaminophen
The next time you are considering taking acetaminophen you may want to consider the following side effects.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Acetaminophen Use While Pregnant Leads to ADHD, Study Says
Could taking acetaminophen while pregnant lead to ADHD for your child? A study out of Denmark says there's a higher risk.