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Pharmaceutical: Drug Types, Interactions & General Information Document List

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Pharmaceutical: Drug Types, Interactions & General Information Publications

2018-03-25 : 13% of People Have Traces of Cocaine or Heroin on Their Fingerprints - Despite Never Using Them : Scientists have found that drugs are now so prevalent that 13 per cent of those taking part in a test were found to have traces of class A drugs on their fingerprints - despite never using them.

2017-11-23 : FDA Issues Guidance on Generic Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Development : Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb M.D. on steps to promote development of generic versions of opioids formulated to deter abuse.

2017-09-25 : FDA Operation Pangea X Protects Consumers from Dangerous Online Prescription Drugs : U.S. FDA takes action against over 500 websites that illegally sell potentially dangerous, unapproved versions of prescription medicines, including opioids, antibiotics and injectable epinephrine products to American consumers..

2017-09-20 : Comparison of Drug Cost Variation Between Drug Plans : Comparison of drug plans reveals millions of senior Americans at risk of price gouging for prescription drugs as Medicare does not have authority to negotiate drug prices.

2017-08-25 : Antipsychotics Commonly Prescribed for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities : A six year Canadian study shows that prescriptions often occur in adults with no psychiatric diagnosis.

2017-08-18 : Ocrevus for Relapsing-Remitting MS Approved in Canada : Health Canada has now approved OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) for Canadians living with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS).

2017-07-24 : Actemra Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Tied to Significant Side Effects : Actemra, manufactured by Roche/Genentech, has been associated with heart attack, heart failure, stroke, pancreatitis, lung disease, gastrointestinal perforation, and more.

2017-07-03 : U.S. Seniors Fail to Get or Seek Help From Pharmacists and Doctors on Drug Costs : Study finds majority of elderly Americans take two or more prescription medicines and reveals many seniors say the drug costs weigh on their budget.

2017-05-15 : Difference Between Behind the Counter, Off the Shelf, and Prescription Drugs : Article explains the pharmacy difference between availability of prescription drugs, behind the counter, and over the counter medications.

2017-05-02 : Walgreens Medication Disposal Program Collects 72 Tons of Unused Medications in First Year : Walgreens safe medication disposal program has collected and safely disposed of 72 tons of medications since the launch of the program in 2016.

2017-02-03 : Delays in Access and Unjustifiable Cancer Medicine Prices Disadvantage Patients : Access to cancer drugs that help extend life and improve quality of life, and fair prices for those drugs are essential.

2016-12-24 : First FDA Drug Approved for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) - Spinraza (Nusinersen) : U.S. FDA approves Spinraza, an injection administered into fluid surrounding the spinal cord, to treat children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy.

2016-12-22 : Olumiant (baricitinib) Oral Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis : Information regarding Olumiant (baricitinib) for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis.

2016-07-28 : Why Antidepressants Take So Long to Work : Current antidepressants drugs available to treat depression can take weeks and sometimes months to start working.

2016-06-09 : Factors of ADHD Medication Use Study : Youth who take stimulant medication for ADHD early in life no more at risk for substance abuse in later adolescence than teens without ADHD.

2016-04-28 : Acne Drug Isotretinoin (Accutane) Use During Pregnancy : Isotretinoin (Accutane), used to treat severe acne, can severely harm a fetus, causing craniofacial, cardiac and central nervous system defects, and high likelihood of miscarriage or medical termination.

2016-04-02 : Portable Pharmacy Can Produce Different Drugs : Compact and portable pharmaceutical manufacturing system can be reconfigured to produce variety of drugs on demand.

2016-02-28 : Nootropics: Smart Drug Intelligence Enhancer Supplements : Information on smart drugs, also known as Nootropics or intelligence enhancers, used to improve brain mental function.

2016-01-28 : Medication & Illicit Drug Overdose Information : Information regarding illicit medication and drug overdose including causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

2015-12-19 : How Do Drug Ingredients Live in Capsules & Tablets : Explains how live cultures and drug ingredients can survive in medication such as pills, capsules and tablets.

2015-12-16 : Synthroid (Levothyroxine) Medication: General Information : Information regarding the drug Synthroid, administered when the human thyroid gland does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.

2015-12-05 : Periodic Paralysis: Keveyis Drug First Approved Treatment : Dichlorphenamide drug is first approved treatment for periodic paralysis, a rare neuromuscular disorder.

2015-11-22 : ADHD Meds - A Prescription for Bullying? : Study reveals children who take ADHD medications are twice as likely to be bullied by peers.

2015-09-11 : Overview of Hallucinogens & Dissociative Drugs : Information regarding Hallucinogens, a class of drug that causes hallucinations and distortions of perception of reality.

2015-09-10 : The Need for Snakebite Anti-venom : Information regarding snake anti-venoms, the only effective treatment to prevent or reverse most of the venomous effects of snakebites.

2015-08-18 : Thalidomide: Information, Uses & Side Effects : Information regarding Thalidomide, used alone or with other medications for symptoms of erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL); fever, episodes of skin sores, as well as nerve damage from Hansens disease or leprosy.

2015-06-08 : Statin Drugs and Prostate Cancer : Recent studies have suggested that statins might have a positive effect on prostate cancer..

2015-04-24 : Multiple Sclerosis Drug Prices Soar in U.S. : Multiple sclerosis drugs available in the U.S. are two to three times more than in Canada, Australia or the United Kingdom.

2015-03-18 : Cancer Drug Prices Skyrocket Since 1995 : Over past 20 years prices of leading cancer drugs have risen at rates far outstripping inflation.

2015-01-05 : New Antibiotic Version May Eliminate Hearing Loss Risk : Current treatment with aminoglycosides antibiotics can result in partial or complete hearing loss.

2014-11-11 : Antibiogram Use in Nursing Facilities May Help Improve Antibiotic Use and Effectiveness : Study shows use of antibiograms in skilled nursing facilities could improve antibiotic effectiveness and help address problems with antibiotic resistance.

2014-11-10 : Vanessa's Law - Modernized Laws for Drugs and Medical Devices : Information concerning passage of new legislation known as Vanessas Law - the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act.

2014-11-03 : Bio-similar Drugs Could Save Billions in Health Care : Bio-similar versions of complex biologic drugs used to treat illnesses such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis could cut spending on biologics in U.S. by $44 billion.

2014-10-10 : Urgent: What do we do Regarding the Dwindling Stock of Antibiotics : The antibiotic resistance crisis is worsening as pharmaceutical companies withdraw from antibiotic research and governments cannot afford to fund new developments.

2014-10-03 : NSAID Painkillers Combined with Other Drugs Can Cause GI Bleeding : NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and aspirin can increase risk of gastrointestinal bleeding when taken in combination with other drugs.

2014-08-14 : U.S. Patients Losing Compounded Prescription Coverage : Fighting to stop the unprecedented benefit cuts being made by Express Scripts and other pharmacy benefit managers.

2014-08-13 : U.S. Federal Drug Discount Program Facing Challenges : 340B program faces issues, whether to change and better define eligibility, strengthen compliance efforts and provide greater transparency about discounts provided by the program.

2014-07-01 : Osanetant Drug Shows Potential for Prevention of PTSD : Osanetant targets brain cells in a region of the brain that controls formation and consolidation of fear memories.

2014-06-11 : Male Statin Use Associated with Less Exercise : Study finds use of statins in senior males is associated with less physical activity.

2014-04-23 : National Take Back Day - Reducing Prescription Drugs in Circulation - April 26th 2014 : The nationwide take-back initiative provides safe collection of unused medication to prevent prescription drugs from being misused.

2014-02-09 : How to Save Money on Prescription Medications : Information from Harvard Health Publications on ways to save money on your prescription medication needs.

2014-02-03 : Shortage of Life-saving Drugs: What Can be Done : Healthcare experts and specialists propose steps for preventing and managing the current shortage of life saving and cancer drugs.

2013-12-23 : Adherence to Prescription Medications : People in America are not benefiting from treatment advances because of persistent issue of poor prescription medication adherence.

2013-10-04 : Krokodil: A Deadly Flesh Eating Street Drug : Information regarding Krokodil a new and deadly drug making its way onto the city streets of the United States.

2013-10-01 : Antidepressant Use - Increased Risk of Type II Diabetes : Increased risk of type 2 diabetes associated with weight gain among people who used antidepressants over the long-term than in people matched for depression-related characteristics.

2013-09-27 : Pharmacy Drug Pricing Regulations in India : Information shows how India handles essential drug pricing and the way the Indian government regulates the prices of these medications.

2013-06-04 : Oncologists Hit by Cancer Drug Shortages : U.S. patients impacted as 83% of cancer doctors report facing oncology drug shortages.

2013-05-21 : Breaking Up Physician Drug Company Relationships : Report suggests improved health care and reductions in drug costs might be attained by breaking up the relationship between physicians and drug company reps.

2012-09-16 : All I See is Hope - Overcoming the Odds with Congenital Panhypopituitarism : Diagnosed at age 8 doctors discovered Maureen had congenital panhypopituitarism where her body did not produce growth hormone or stimulation to her endocrine glands.

2012-02-06 : Aspirin Vs Warfarin Comparison for Heart Failure Treatment : Comparison of two anti-clotting medications warfarin and aspirin were similar in preventing deaths and strokes in heart failure patients with normal heart rhythm.

2011-09-29 : Potential New Drugs From Kalata-Kalata Tea : Scientists analyze the leaves of a plant called kalata-kalata and discovery potential new drugs for diseases that affect millions of people worldwide.

2011-09-14 : List of Generic Equivalents for Brand Name Drugs : List of brand name drugs and their Generic Equivalents sorted alphabetically by brand name and generic substitute.

2011-09-14 : Are Generic Drugs the Same as Brand Name Medications : Explains the differences and similarities between brand name drugs and their equivalent generic drug brands.

2011-09-03 : Low Dose Naltrexone: Tricking the Body to Heal Itself : Mechanism by which low dose of the opioid antagonist naltrexone (LDN) an agent used to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases exerts profound inhibitory effect on cell proliferation.

2011-08-30 : Pegloticase - New Drug For Gout : Pegloticase can produce significant and sustained clinical improvements in 2 out of 5 patients with chronic gout resistant to conventional therapies.

2011-08-12 : St. Louis Park Prescription Discount Card Program : The discount cards offer city residents an average of 23% savings off the retail price of prescription medications.

2011-07-21 : Generic Drug Prices Fall for Fifth Consecutive Year : Prices for widely used generic drugs fell by average of 7.8% as many seniors are reaching the coverage gap in Medicare prescription drug coverage known as the doughnut hole.

2011-07-04 : Chantix Associated with Serious Cardiovascular Events : Stop smoking drug Chantix associated with 72% increased risk of hospitalization due to a serious adverse cardiovascular event such as heart attack or arrhythmia.

2011-06-27 : Making Prescription Drugs Affordable and Accessible - Express Scripts : Express Scripts open to continued negotiations with Walgreens to make prescription drugs affordable and accessible for American families.

2011-06-27 : Antibiotic Overuse in Home-care Patients : Doctors may be over-prescribing antibiotics for patients receiving ongoing medical care at home.

2011-06-15 : US Adverse Drug Event Network : Launch of a new online network to collect and distribute adverse drug events in the United States.

2011-06-10 : Drug Shortage - FDA Works to Lessen Impact : Current drug shortages have hit patients in hospitals because they include cancer drugs anesthetics used in surgery and sterile injectables.

2011-06-09 : Free and Low Cost Prescription Drugs : The Bureau of Prescription Health provides options for people of all ages in the USA who cannot afford to pay for prescription drugs out-of-pocket.

2011-06-09 : Alternative to Antibiotics : The World Health Organization is warning about resistance and immunity to drugs including antibiotics which were once so potent.

2011-05-27 : 55% of Seniors Prescriptions Not Taken Correctly : Not taking medications properly can be extremely dangerous with more than 125000 people die each year due to prescription medication non-adherence.

2011-05-25 : Independent Drugstores Want Congress to Help Raise Prescription Drug Costs : The independent drugstore lobby is pushing new laws that will help them raise prescription drug costs.

2011-05-23 : List of Drug Side Effects - Information Overload : Is the cure worse than the disease Having a high number of side effects on a drug label should not suggest that the drug is unsafe.

2011-05-20 : Purchasing Legal Highs Online a Risky Business : Danger in the explosion in number of substances deemed legal highs that are currently available on the internet.

2011-05-13 : Doctors Alleged to Have Been Paid to Prescribe Multiple Sclerosis Drug Rebif : Allegations a company caused false or fraudulent claims to be submitted to the Medicaid program.

2011-05-04 : Drug Could Prevent Cervical Cancer : HIV drug could be used to prevent cervical cancer caused by infection with the human papilloma virus.

2011-04-28 : How to Dispose of Unused and Expired Prescription Drugs : Unused prescription medicines that remain in homes can be misused or abused if they end up in the wrong hands.

2011-04-07 : Off Label Marketing of Medicines : Despite FDA regulation of the approval and use of pharmaceutical products off-label marketing of drugs has occurred in all aspects of the US health care system.

2011-04-02 : Antidepressants Linked to Thicker Arteries : Antidepressant use has been linked to thicker arteries possibly contributing to the risk of heart disease and stroke.

2011-03-29 : Slowing Skyrocketing Drug Prices : Bipartisan bill to allow for the safe and legal importation of lower cost prescription drugs from abroad.

2011-03-28 : Spikes in Drug Prices as Patents Expire : Brand name drug prices continue to increase after the introduction of generic competition.

2011-03-21 : Polypill Multiple Medications in One Capsule : Polypill is a single pill that has all the benefits of multiple medications in one dose.

2011-03-21 : Bayer $100M Class Action Lawsuit for Gender Discrimination : According to the complaint Bayer has published and disseminated articles that suggest men are better suited to be managers than women.

2011-03-02 : FDA Intends to Remove Unapproved Drugs From Market : Regulators aim to take certain unapproved prescription medicines for cough cold and allergy symptoms off the U.S. market.

2011-01-25 : Benefits of Taking Daily Low-dose Aspirin : Health benefits of taking daily Low-dose long-term aspirin each day to help reduce heart disease and cancer risk.

2011-01-19 : Medication Translations for World Travelers : Online brand name medication translation guide for world travelers.

2011-01-09 : Study Shows Promise for New Drug to Treat Fragile X : Fragile X affects 1 in 4000 males and 1 in 6000 females of all races and ethnic groups.

2010-11-29 : Health Insurers Change Prescription Medications to Save Money : A survey shows up to 70 percent of prescription medications are changed by health insurers denying patients the drugs their doctors prescribe.

2010-11-29 : Prescriptions for Teens and Adolescents on the Rise : Adolescents and young adults are most likely to abuse prescription medications.

2010-11-21 : Helping Seniors Evaluate Medicare Part D and Save on Prescription Drugs : Helping Seniors Evaluate Medicare Part D Options and Identify Potential Ways to Save on Prescription Drugs.

2010-11-15 : The Color of Medicine : The color shape taste and even name of a tablet or pill can have an effect on how patients feel about medication.

2010-11-02 : Cost Sharing for High-value Prescription Drugs : Eliminating or reducing cost-sharing for high-value prescription drugs improves medication use.

2010-10-29 : Medicare Part D Benefit Making LIPITOR and CRESTOR Available for Low or No Copay : Providing broad and affordable access to these cholesterol-lowering prescription drugs.

2010-10-24 : Vancomycin for Cellulitis Treatment : Cellulitis should be treated as a first line of defense with the antibiotic drug vancomycin rather than other antibiotics such as penicillin.

2010-10-21 : You May Be a Drug Supplier Without Knowing It : America has a drug problem and the primary source of these abused drugs is the family medicine cabinet.

2010-10-05 : Blood Pressure Pills More Effective When Taken at Night : Taking medication at night instead of in the morning significantly increases efficacy in keeping blood pressure within a healthy range.

2010-10-03 : Humana and Walmart Announce Innovative Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan : Humana and Walmart Announce Innovative Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan with Lowest National Monthly Premium Offered in all 50 States and D.C..

2010-09-02 : Pharmacy Times Launches iPad Edition : Prestigious 113-year-old pharmacy publication among first B-to-B publications available for the iPad.

2010-09-02 : Grant to Develop Drugs for the Treatment of Female Specific Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome : Menopause is associated with about a 10-15 pound weight gain and a redistribution of visceral fat to the abdomen.

2010-08-26 : AARP Report Finds Brand Name Drug Prices Soar : NCPA - AARP Report Finds Brand Name Drug Prices Soar as Large Pharmacy Benefit Managers Reap Windfall Profits.

2010-08-24 : Lifting Veil of Secrecy Surrounding Development of New Medicines : Veil of secrecy that has surrounded the process of developing new prescription drugs for the last century.

2010-08-17 : Pharmaceuticals: A Market for Producing 'Lemons' and Serious Harm : Incentives and protections for industry encourage development of many drugs with few new benefits over existing pharmaceuticals.

2010-08-16 : New Treatment for Malaria : Scientists develop new drug treatment for malaria that could progress to clinical trials.

2010-07-22 : Malicious use of Drugs is An Under-Recognized Form of Child Abuse : Department of Health and Human Services classify child abuse as neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse.

2010-07-11 : Sirtuin1 May Boost Learning Ability and Memory : Sirtuin1 may boost memory learning ability and lead to new drugs to fight Alzheimers or other neurological diseases.

2010-06-21 : New Drugs to Relieve Cancer Pain : Drugs and medications for relieving cancer pain without causing side effects of current pain treatments like morphine.

2010-06-09 : Side Effects of Drugs Can Lead to Broken Bones : People taking a high dose of glucocorticoids can be pretty sick with rheumatoid arthritis or severe asthma.

2010-06-05 : What is Fioricet - Migraine and Headache Medication Uses and Instructions : Fioricet is a combination medication commonly used to treat tension headaches but doctors also recommend it for recurring migraines.

2010-05-27 : Save 75% with FREE Prescription Discount Card and Raise Funds for US Disabled Veterans : FREE Prescription Discount Card Saves You Up to 75% and Raises Funds for America's Disabled Veterans.

2010-05-26 : Henry Winkler Helps Raise Awareness of Upper Limb Spasticity : Henry Winkler joins team to launch open arms raising awareness of upper limb spasticity educational campaign.

2010-05-19 : Childrens Consumption of Chronic Medications Rising : In growing numbers children across America are adding a dose of medicine to their daily routine.

2010-04-20 : 1 in 50 Americans Considered Permanently Disabled by Mental Illness : Widespread use of psychotropic drugs for children and little data regarding long term impact on development.

2010-03-06 : Free Antibiotic Program California : The free antibiotic program offers eight different classes of antibiotics.

2010-03-02 : Hyalgan Treatment for Osteoarthritis : Hyalgan is a medication used to treat knee pain in people with osteoarthritis in the knees.

2010-03-01 : Aspirin, Acetaminophen and NSAID's Increase Risk of Male Hearing Loss : Regular use of aspirin acetaminophen and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs increase risk of hearing loss in men.

2010-02-28 : Gaucher Disease Therapy Approved by FDA : New drug will offer a treatment alternative for patients with rare genetic Gaucher Disease.

2010-02-22 : Online Canadian Pharmacy Verifier : Accrediting online Canadian pharmacy advertisements in Canada by Google AdWords.

2010-02-04 : Is it Legal to Import Prescription Drugs into the U.S. : Article examines the legality of importing prescription drugs into the U.S. from Canada and Mexico.

2010-02-04 : Food and Drug Administration and the FDA Transparency Task Force : Outlines the role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the FDA Transparency Task Force blog.

2010-02-03 : SOMA Reduces Lower Back Pain Disability : Soma 250 mg shown to significantly improve functionality and reduce disability and lower back pain in three days.

2010-01-26 : Free New York City Prescription Drug Card : Free New York City prescription drug card saves residents money at over 2000 pharmacies.

2010-01-20 : Counterfeit Internet Drugs Pose Significant Risks : Counterfeit Internet drugs pose significant risks and discourage vital health checks.

2010-01-16 : Drug Therapy to Minimize Death and Disability from Traumatic Brain Injury : Post-traumatic epilepsy is a major complication of traumatic brain injury that is associated with psychosocial disability.

2010-01-05 : Increased Risk of Disease Without Chickenpox Vaccine : Children whose parents refuse the varicella (chickenpox) vaccine appear more likely to develop the disease.

2010-01-05 : Brain and Prostate Cancer Drug Shows Promise : Drug being tested for breast and lung cancer shows promise in fighting brain cancer glioblastoma and prostate cancer.

2009-12-10 : Drug Interface to Save Lives : The interface researchers hope to adapt and install on portable computing devices such as a Blackberry.

2009-11-24 : Benefit of Reboxetine Antidepressant not Proven : There is no scientific proof that people suffering from depression can benefit from taking reboxetine.

2009-11-19 : FREE Drug Discount Card for Disabled Veterans : Free prescription drug discount card that offers savings up to 75% and when the card is used.

2009-10-28 : Epilepsy Drugs could Treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's : Epileptic drugs could treat neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease.

2009-10-19 : New Prolastin Version Approved by FDA : PROLASTIN-C increases or augments protein levels in AAT-deficient patients at risk for developing emphysema.

2009-10-14 : Bell's Palsy Study - Rethink of Cause and Treatment : Drugs widely prescribed to treat facial paralysis in Bell's palsy are ineffective.

2009-10-07 : Post-stroke Upper Limb Spasticity - Phase III Data for NT 201 : Merz Pharmaceuticals Announces Phase III Data for NT 201 in Post-stroke Upper Limb Spasticity.

2009-09-29 : Blood Thinning Drug Safer than Rat Poison : Blood thinner dabigatran shown to protect against stroke blood clotting and major bleeding as effectively as warfarin.

2009-09-09 : OxyContin - Information Uses and Side Effects : OxyContin is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers and is similar to morphine.

2009-08-17 : FDA Approves Extavia for Multiple Sclerosis : The FDA has approved Extavia the first in a new planned portfolio of multiple sclerosis MS medicines from Novartis.

2009-07-08 : Immunotec Announces Immunocal Clinical Research Initiative : Aging is typically associated with a decrease in skeletal muscle mass and muscle function which contributes decisively to disability in old age.

2009-06-03 : Electronic Smartpill Pill Measures pH Levels in Digestive Tract : An electronic diagnostic tool called the SmartPill is swallowed by patients in order to take measurements as it travels through the gastrointestinal tract.

2009-06-02 : Treatment for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis : Health Canada has approved Actonel (risedronate sodium tablets) 150 mg a once-a-month option for treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

2009-04-27 : Tamiflu for H1N1 Swine Flu Avian Flu and Influenza A - B : Tamiflu an oral anti-viral drug for treatment of Influenza A and Influenza B including swine flu H1N1 virus includes dosage and side effects.

2009-04-24 : Gamunex Improves Quality of Life for CIDP Patients : Health related quality of life results conducted in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy CIDP.

2009-04-08 : New Heart Drug - World First : UK patients first to benefit from launch of new heart drug prasugrel Efient following authorization by European Medicines Agency.

2009-04-07 : New Drug Shows promise for Psoriatic Arthritis : Study involved 405 patients with active psoriatic arthritis even after having taken disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs.

2009-04-06 : Link Between Osteoporosis Drugs and Heart Problems : Link between drugs used to prevent bone fractures in osteoporosis patients and development of irregular heartbeat.

2009-03-30 : Oxycodone Effective Against Shingles Pain : Painkiller oxycodone is effective for treating acute pain of shingles an illness that causes severe pain from blisters and skin rash.

2009-03-25 : New Migraine Drug May Stop Pain with Fewer Side Effects : New migraine specific drug called telcagepant is a promising alternative that would produce fewer side effects.

2009-03-22 : Dangerous Adverse Drug Reactions : If you take or intend to take medically prescribed drugs you need to be aware of the potential for medication reactions in the body.

2009-03-22 : Antibiotics and Superbugs : In an attempt to deal with the bacteria which cause some infections medical science has developed antibiotics.

2009-03-17 : Canada Takes Steps to Improve Safety of Health Products : MedEffect Canada to report suspected side effects from health products and access the latest safety information.

2009-03-13 : Antibiotics That Don't Trigger Resistance : New generation of antibiotic compounds are developing that do not provoke bacterial resistance.

2009-03-04 : Innappropriate Drug Prescriptions Wasting Millions, Raising Health Risks : Study in Oregon suggests drugs designed for treating severe mental illnesses often prescribed at inappropriately low doses and expense.

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