An FDA advisory panel has shot down the federal drug regulatory agency’s proposal to address the increasing misuse and abuse of powerful painkillers and narcotics, saying the plan is too…
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The number of Americans who have been injured by tranquilizer, sedative and painkiller overdoses has jumped 65% in recent years, making prescription drug poisoning the second leading cause of unintentional…
Federal regulators have approved a new tamper-resistant pill that they hope will reduce the risk of OxyContin overdose and drug abuse.
A new study has found that the long-term use of powerful opioid painkillers, like Oxycontin and Vicodin, can nearly triple the risk of bone fractures in older adults.
The FDA indicates that a new “tamper-proof” version of the painkiller Oxycontin may provide some “limited” benefit in helping prevent abuse of the powerful painkiller, which has been linked to…
A recent study has found that combining the painkiller oxycodone with other drugs can cause unexpectedly increased or decreased effects, potentially putting patients at increased risk of excessive sedation or…
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