OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone

Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone News

News on OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | GlobalNews

Health Canada looking for ways to make opioid prescriptions safer

In a call for proposals published Friday, the federal government said it's looking for suggestions on how to make prescribing safer, including better training and education for the health professionals giving out these powerful painkillers - badly needed by some but fatal for others.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs

5 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Race affects opioid selection for cancer pain

Racial disparities exist in the type of opioid prescribed for cancer pain, according to a study published online July 21 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

9 hrs ago | News Observer

FDA approves a new OxyContin

Purdue Pharma's Targiniq ER combines a long-acting form of the opioid analgesic oxycodone with the medication naloxone, which is commonly used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

Comment?

Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

12 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Police: New Hampshire woman forged prescriptions in Bellows Falls

A New Hampshire woman faces 10 felonies and has been barred from a Bellows Falls pharmacy after authorities said she fraudulently obtained hundreds of prescription painkiller pills there.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bellows Falls, VT, Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Virginia doctor Nibedita Mohanty indicted on charges of running deadly 'pill mill'

Under the guise of treating chronic pain, a doctor in Stafford, Va., ran a "pill mill" that led to a patient's fatal overdose, according to an indictment in federal court in Alexandria.

Comment?

Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Prison

Molecular Pain

Exploring pharmacological activities and signaling of morphinans...

Opioid analgesics are the most effective drugs for the treatment of moderate to severe pain.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

Kansas City InfoZine

Extended-release Oxycodone with Abuse-deterrent Properties Approved

Targiniq ER is the second ER/LA opioid analgesic with FDA-approved labeling describing the product's abuse-deterrent properties consistentwith the FDA's 2013 draft guidance for industry, Abuse-Deterrent Opioids - Evaluation and Labeling.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

CNN

Denver mom survives prescription drug abuse epidemic

Cynthia Scudo is a portrait of an all-American mom of eight and grandmother of 18 who survived an extraordinary journey lasting a decade: She became addicted to prescription painkillers and then to heroin.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNN

New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), Food and Drug Administration

The Hill

FDA approves abuse-deterrent painkiller

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced the approval of Targiniq ER, an extended-release painkiller designed to combat abuse and counter a national scourge of prescription drug abuse.

Comment?

Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

ABC News

FDA Approves New Painkiller From OxyContin Maker

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Pain

KHOU-TV Houston

FDA approves new painkiller from OxyContin maker

The powerful painkiller, manufactured to relieve the pain of seriously ill people, is being used by some addicts to achieve a high similar to a heroin rush.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Drugs

New Canaan News-Review

Man tried to buy oxycodone with fake prescription

A man attempted to use a fraudulent prescription to buy oxycodone at Walgreens, 36 Pine St., New Canaan police said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, New Canaan, CT, Westport, CT

WALK 97.5

10 Years for Doc in Pain Pill Case

A judge has thrown the book at a Long Island doctor who illegally prescribed pain pills for addicts and, the judge said, showed no remorse.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs, Baldwin Harbor, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCTI

Deputies: Man sold prescription pain pills

Deputies arrested a Beaufort County man for allegedly selling prescription pain medication.

Comment?

Related Topix: Beaufort County, NC, Blounts Creek, NC, Drugs, Medicine

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How Specially Formulated Pills Keep Addicts From Abusing Them

It started in the 1990s, when doctors began prescribing opioids more frequently as a way to treat both chronic and short-term pain.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine

Warrnambool Standard

Magistrate alters sentence for drug trafficker

A REFORMED Rebels bikie gang member who ran a "hillbilly heroin" prescription medication ring in Camperdown has successfully applied to be resentenced.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Prescription drug abuse growing despite efforts to curb problem

Recovering prescription drug addict Jessica Wornkey-Immediato talks about her struggles and the benefits of methadone treatment programs at the Center for Change, 1333 N. Broadway.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Methadone, Galva, KS, Lakin, KS

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

VA makes changes to prescription pain killer policy

The Veterans Administration has a new policy designed to reduce dependency on pain killers such as morphine and oxycodone.

Comment?

Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Health, Pain

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Room 8

v xasfghjkhas found another drug x cvbj

If you are going to sleep soon, don't wear underwear to bed. Keeping the affected surfaces cleaned louis vuitton outlet very well with soap and exposed to open fresh air will help to prevent the growth of further fungal colonies.

Comment?

Related Topix: Easton, PA, Medicine

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••