Breaking Bad Drug Causes More Overdose Than Rx Drugs
Due to the popularity of the TV show, a Breaking Bad drug have been developed in Mexico which is currenlty plaguing the streets of Oklahoma. The use of the drug have been causing a spike in overdose deaths compared to prescription drugs.
Maine Pharmacists Are Confused About Opiate Overdose Reversal Drug
Pharmacists in Maine expressed confusion about a law approved in April regarding the sale of Naloxone - a drug which reverses the effects of opioid overdose. They question whether there is an age limit and if they can administer the drug to customers themselves.
FDA Approves Ecstasy Clinical Trial To Treat PTSD
Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), more commonly known as Ecstasy, has demonstrated positive effect in treating post-traumatic stress disorder. The FDA granted permission for a large-scale 3 clinical trials for Ecstasy.
The Future Of Medicine Might Be 3D-Printed Pills
Researchers presented a 3D printing software that could help develop effective medical dosages using patient demographics.
US Drug Prices Should Reflect Value To Patients: Expert Panel
Prescription medicines' prices in the U.S. need to be brought in line with the value they bring to patients instead of continuing to let drugmakers set any price they choose.
Novartis Ilaris Drug Now Allowed To Treat Childhood Arthritis By FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved Ilaris for the treatment of active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA), a serious form of childhood arthritis.