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FDA Announces New Safety Measures for Narcotic Painkillers by Medline Plus Posted Tue 10 Sep 2013 4:00pm Label warnings designed to limit use of extended-release, long-acting drugs like Oxycontin Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Safety , Pain Relievers Read on »
Writing the top number of narcot ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:21pm Writing the top number of narcotic scripts in the state will certainly bring attention...fentanyl, methadone, morphine and oxycodone....this could be the real crux of the matter here...11 counts of health-care fraud, 13 counts of illegal monetary transactions, and four counts of money laundering...billed more than $4.24 million to health benefi ... Read on »
Why Some Docs Won’t Prescribe Narcotics no Matter How Bad the Pain by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Jul 2013 7:20pm Having Trouble Getting Pain Killers?  Here’s why. Some Florida physicians are mighty gun shy  about prescribing narcotic painkillers for their patients and many of us who need them are being made to suffer unnecessarily. I have osteoarthritis in my neck, back and a few other places.  Osteoarthritis is very painful.  I also get severe ... Read on »
The Big Business of Narcotics by John Elder Posted Mon 24 Jun 2013 9:34pm We’re becoming a nation of druggies. That may seem harsh, but it’s true. It’s no secret that painkillers are increasing in popularity. Fewer folks are taking control and responsibility. More of them are taking meds. According to an article I read in the NY Times today, nearly 241 million Americans are taking narcotics f ... Read on »
THE WAR CONTINUES ANOTHER DAY ON ANOTHER FRONT! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:43am ...Though I did write, yesterday, that I would come home with my shield or on it. Today. In that case, consider my carcass delivered. Why did I lose the battle? It wasn't to be won. (Which is why -- other than megalomania -- I'm drawing a parallel with the Battle at Thermopylae. That, and I was only too happy to co-opt a turn of ... Read on »
FDA orders lower doses in prescription painkillers by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 13 Jan 2011 4:47pm WASHINGTON – Federal health regulators are limiting a key ingredient found in Vicodin, Percocet and other prescription painkillers that have been linked to thousands of cases of liver damage each year. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will cap the amount of acetaminophen in the drugs at 325 milligrams per capsule. Current prod ... Read on »
FDA To Cap the Amount of Acetaminophen Used in Vicodin, Percocet and Other Prescription Painkiller Drugs by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 9:06am 20 or 30 years ago the pain killer drugs did not contain as high of a dose of Acetaminophen as they do today.  Over the counter products like Tylenol will not be affected for now the FDA said so the higher doses in over the counter drugs will remain as is.  Acetaminophen is a leading cause of liver failure in the US and I had a pharmacist tell ... Read on »
Docs Order Too Many Narcotics, Pricey Scans for Back Pain by Medline Plus Posted Mon 29 Jul 2013 4:00pm Physical therapy and over-the-counter painkillers usually more appropriate, guidelines say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain , MRI Scans , Pain Relievers Read on »
Narcotic Farm by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sat 25 Oct 2008 3:50am From Scientific American: From 1935 to 1975, just about everyone busted for drugs in the U.S. was sent to the United States Narcotic Farm outside Lexington, Ky. Equal parts federal prison, treatment center, research laboratory and farm, this controversial institution was designed not only to rehabilitate addicts, but to discover a cure fo ... Read on »
Needing, Wanting, and Taking Narcotics: Do opiate addicts need more or less? by SuboxDoc Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 02 Sep 2009 11:19pm Today I received a call from a patient who has been taking Suboxone for about six months, asking for help with a pain issue.  Before getting into the specific details I’ll mention something that I have mentioned many times before; some people do very well on Suboxone maintenance for opiate dependence, and others do less well.  Some people take th ... Read on »