Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile

Rehab Doc: Rx Painkillers Make More Pain

2 years agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Opioids may cause more problems than they solve, feeding into a vicious cycle of trauma, pain and addiction.
read more


Pfizer Pioneers New Anti Opioid Addiction Technology

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

There is a new painkiller on the market. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved Pfizer's Oxetca which is intended to stave off pain for patients, but will be less addictive and more out of reach of pain medication... Read Post

Curbing prescription pain medication abuse by working together

Industries / Medical : Kevin MD Medical Weblog (2 days ago)

A guest column by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, exclusive to I recently heard a story on the news about a grandmother of eight who had gotten addicted to heroin after being prescribed an opioid painkiller, ... Read Post

Patients 13 To 24 Given Opioids For Pain More Than Twice As Likely To Become Addicted If They Have Mental Health Disorder

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

Long-term use and abuse of opioid painkillers, such as OxyContin and Vicodin, has markedly increased in the United States in the last two decades. Of note, prescription opioids constitute 86.9 percent of prescription drug misuse amo... Read Post

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC