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A Look at Over-Prescribing Prescription Opioids
The US is in the throes of a drug overdose crisis. “Morphine [an opiate] and other prescription-painkiller abuse is more…
Gabapentin’s Side Effect Risks
Gabapentin (Neurontin, Lyrica) can be effective but the side effects can be “horrible.” And there are specific risks for 15-24-year olds.
Pediatric Drug Prescribing for Opioids: What you need to know, NOW.
When my 15 year old son, Gary, was screaming in pain from complications from Crohn’s Disease in the ER, a…
6 Things to Know About Kratom
Kratom sounds like it could be kryptonite’s second cousin. In fact, it’s an herbal supplement that’s said to have some…
A growing number of Americans have become seriously ill due to unintentional medication errors at home – such as taking…
Drug withdrawal among babies rising ‘due to prescription of opioids for mothers’
Women receiving opioid pain reliever prescriptions, such as hydrocone, while pregnant are at increased risk of their babies having neonatal…
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