OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. SLC teens caught with pills, fentanyl patchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office says it could've ended badly and now they have a warning for parents. Deputies seized a half a pound of pain pills, including oxycodone, as well as two fentanyl patches from two teenagers, ages 16 and 17. "After the father passed, the student took the medicine out of the cabinet," he said.

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  2. Florida Blue to stop covering OxyContin, switch to new drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Starting Jan. 1, Florida Blue will replace OxyContin with Xtampza ER, a newer oxycodone brand name, in its formulary. To help fight the opioid epidemic, Florida Blue has decided to stop covering the prescription painkiller OxyContin starting next year and is replacing it with a newer drug called Xtampza ER, which is difficult to crush and abuse.

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  3. 28 Counties Sues Major Opioid Manufacturers For Cost Of CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Twenty-eight Wisconsin counties sued five major drug manufactures Nov. 7, seeking to recover financial costs from battling the opioid crisis. The lawsuit claims county services have been overwhelmed by the effects of the epidemic, and aims to reimburse local governments for any opioid related costs they've incurred, according to the Door County Pulse.

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  4. An arrangement of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen pill is pictured in this photo illustration.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    About one in three North Carolinians say they have been personally impacted by the opioid addiction crisis or have someone close to them who has been, the most recent Elon University Poll has found. The survey found that the crisis has touched 31 percent of respondents or their friends and family members, while 67 percent said they had not been impacted.

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  5. Insurance ending coverage on OxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. In an effort to combat the national opioid crisis, President Trump declared a national public health emergency on Thursday, Oct. 26. Since then, multiple hospitals, pharmacies, and first responders have taken a stance to prevent the opioid crisis from spreading.

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  6. Now, painkillers that cut overdose riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 17 : A team of scientists has come up with new opioid pain relievers that not only reduce pain on par with morphine, but also reduce overdose risk. The Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute research described a method for making safer opioid painkillers.

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  7. 12 percent of American...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The Coastal Courier

    When Brandon Vinson talks about his life-and-death struggle to overcome opioid addiction, being homeless for a while and how scared he was he'd end up in jail or even worse, his voice is calm and detached, as if he's narrating someone else's harrowing tragedy. It started, says Vinson, 25, with a not-so-unusual combination of events in a not-atypical teenager's life.

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  8. New pain relievers reduce opiate overdose riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Medical News

    Scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have developed new opioid pain relievers that reduce pain on par with morphine but do not slow or stop breathing-;the cause of opiate overdose. The research, published today in the journal Cell , describes a method for making safer opioid painkillers.

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  9. Kids still get codeine after surgeries despite safety warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Even after warnings from doctors and drug regulators about the dangers of opioids for children, 1 in 20 kids still get codeine after two common childhood surgeries, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined records for almost 363,000 children who had tonsillectomies and adenoidectomies from 2010 to 2015.

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  10. Numerous options for patients experiencing ongoing cancer painRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother has cancer that's spread to her bones. She's in significant pain but afraid to take an opioid medication, because she doesn't want to get addicted.

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  11. DOT-regulated drug testing now include opoidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | TheIndyChannel

    Employers regulated by the Department of Transportation will be required to test for four regularly abused opioids beginning next year. The Department of Transportation expanded their own employee drug testing program to include four semi-synthetic opioids, oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone and hydromorphone.

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  12. 'Generation Oxy': Inside New True Crime MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | RollingStone

    It's Saturday night and Blake Shelton's "Redneck Girl" echoes throughout a country dance club in Tampa, Florida. Seventeen-year-old Douglas Dodd and his friends from Hudson High are snorting oxycodone pain pills and drinking rum.

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  13. New Painkillers Reduce Overdose RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Science Blog

    Scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have developed new opioid pain relievers that reduce pain on par with morphine but do not slow or stop breathing-the cause of opiate overdose. The research, published today in the journal Cell , describes a method for making safer opioid painkillers.

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  14. TENS replacement pads that work greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Boing Boing

    I really appreciate my TENS muscle stimulator . I quickly got used to zapping the twitchy parts of my lower back and legs that give me the most trouble, and learned that pads wear out.

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  15. The VA's Fight Against Medical Marijuana Just Took a HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Money Morning

    The state of New York just made a huge leap forward with medical marijuana - and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, or VA, is not happy about it. Over the weekend, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed new legislation that allows those in the state with post-traumatic stress disorder to use marijuana to treat symptoms.

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  16. Department of Transportation Expands Drug Testing PanelRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2017 | School Bus Fleet

    The changes come in a final rule that was published in the Federal Register on Monday and goes into effect on Jan. 1. The four semi-synthetic opioids that join the DOT's drug testing panel are hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, and oxymorphone. Brand names for those opioids include OxyContin, Percodan, Percocet, Vicodin, Lortab, Norco, Dilaudid, and Exalgo.

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  17. Government database aims to slow opioid crisis in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    She has been in physical therapy, she said sitting in a wheelchair in her Mendenhall Valley living room, but also takes prescribed OxyContin and Percocet for chronic pain management. "It's a very tough situation.

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  18. Opioid addiction treatments face off in US trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    The first U.S. study to compare two treatments for opioid addiction finds a monthly shot works as well as a daily drug to prevent relapse. The shot requires days of detox first and that proved to be a stumbling block for many.

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  19. Head-To-Head Survey: Acura PharmaceuticalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Acura Pharmaceuticals and Avadel Pharmaceuticals PLC. are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk and profitability.

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  20. Recovering Hope: Toothache sends former Westlake nurse down road of opioid addiction and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Cleveland.com

    A five milligram oxycodone pill was enough to make former University Hospitals nurse Amanda DeSena an addict. Her addiction began as an attempt to ease the pain of a toothache but it would send her down a tumultuous road of opioid dependency that cost her a nursing license.

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