Recently, a panel of expert advisors to the FDA voted against Singulair becoming an over-the-counter medication. The panel voted 11-to-4 against selling the popular allergy drug without a doctor’s approval. The main reason for the no-vote was due to the concern over asthma patients using Singulair to treat their asthma as a rescue medication. Unlike […]
Good news for those suffering from insomnia and acid reflux disease. New generics will be available in May for the following medications. Lunesta – for insomnia Nexium – for gastoesophageal reflux disease Ask us or your doctor about how the generic compares to your current medication and which is right for you.
In 2013 North Carolina passed SB20 — also known as the “911 Good Samaritan and Naloxone Access Bill”. Since the law passed one year ago, almost 600 lives have been saved with the help of the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC) and its community-based Overdose Prevention Program (OPP). The OPP provides free overdose reversal […]
An estimated 9.2 million people in the world use heroin and that number is growing. The increase in prescription drug abuse is the leading cause of the rise in heroin addiction. The growing number of young people who start abusing expensive prescription drugs are now switching to heroin which is cheaper and easier to buy […]
Did you know that many prescription pain drug abusers get their medications from family and friends. As a matter of fact, 70% of people 12 and older who abuse prescription medicines say they get them from a friend or relative. “Bottom line is nearly half what is prescribed is sitting in people’s medicine cabinet,” says […]