Drug Task Force Investigating Fatal Frederick Co. Death

Drug Task Force Investigating Fatal Frederick Co. Death
Chronic users may develop collapsed veins, infection of the heart lining and valves, abscesses, cellulites, and liver disease. Pulmonary complications, including various types of pneumonia, may result from the poor health condition of the abuser, as …
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Lynch wants to ban new powerful prescription painkiller
On its website, the company says Zohydro provides an alternative to other opioid painkillers that contain acetaminophen, which can cause liver damage over time. It also says the drug will only be available in smaller doses than others like OxyContin …
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Maker of OxyContin developing tamper-resistant hydrocodone drug
The drug's California manufacturer, Zogenix, says the pure formulation allows for long-term use without the risk of liver damage and would offer a much-needed treatment for chronic pain sufferers. But critics have warned that such a formulation also …
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