Prescription Drug News

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Opioid Misuse and Mortality

Hospitals need more help to fight the opioid epidemic, study finds.

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10/25/2017
A Drug Company's Gift Might Change How Your Doctor Prescribes

More expensive brand-name prescriptions come from doctors who received perks, study finds

10/23/2017
U.S. Opioid Painkiller Abuse May Be Leveling Off

Rate plateaus as doctors are urged to recommend nondrug pain treatments

10/20/2017
Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hepatitis B Patients?

Study from Taiwan finds link between aspirin use and reduced cancer risk

10/18/2017
Skip Opioid Treatment for Migraine in the ER

Non-narcotic drug far more effective in new study

10/18/2017
Newer Blood Thinners May Not Bring Higher Bleeding Risk

Risk is similar to warfarin, study reports

10/17/2017
Be Wary of Shopping for Pet Meds Online

To be 'purrfectly' safe, check with your vet first, suggests FDA

10/17/2017
Diabetes Pill Might Replace Injection to Control Blood Sugar

Global study shows blood glucose levels dropped significantly, and low rates of low blood sugar

10/13/2017
Around the World, Too Little Relief for Pain

High drug costs in low-income countries are to blame, says new report

10/9/2017
Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk

Many patients wrongly report a drug allergy, leading doctors to use inferior meds, study finds

10/9/2017
Prescription Stimulants on Campus

Nearly a third of college students think prescription stimulants help boost grades, study finds

10/5/2017
Does a Drug's High Price Tag Cause Its Own Side Effects?

Treatment-related worries might make you feel sick

10/4/2017
Could You Be Overdoing It With Sleeping Pills?

Know the risk/reward ratio of these drugs

10/3/2017
Blood Thinners Can Come With Dangerous Side Effects

Newer class of drugs can interact with multiple medications, researchers report

10/3/2017
Same Pregnancy Meds Can Cost $200 -- or $11,000

'Uncontrollable drug prices' play a major role in U.S. health-care crisis, researcher says

9/28/2017
Many Patients Denied Costly New Cholesterol Drugs

Insurers and high copays limit use of PCSK9 inhibitors, study says

9/27/2017
Adding Drug to Standard Care May Prolong Lymphoma Survival

Doctors expect this will become new standard for people with mantle-cell lymphoma