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The Sound of Music.

I did about two hours of walking today, in total, because of going to my office, my IT supplier and finally my dentist. Two Health points. 71 more words

Miscellaneous

It’s Easy to Overdose on Tylenol, Study Warns

The rise in prescriptions and non-prescription use of painkillers in the U.S. is no secret – in the past decade, prescriptions for opioids have skyrocketed by 300%, making them the most prescribed drugs in the country. 376 more words

Possible Malpractice

From the Internet:

Solifenacin  is used to treat overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles contract uncontrollably and cause frequent urination).”

Maybe a coffee mug wasn’t the right promo gift for a drug that  23 more words

Yardsales

Lord, how the flowers bloom.

It is Week 6, Day 1 of the happy pills and I can feel something like happiness seeping back into my system.

  • I found myself singing a song this morning, not for very long, but there was definitely singing.
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Miscellaneous

FDA approves new extended-release oxycodone with abuse-deterrent properties

FDA approves new extended-release oxycodone with abuse-deterrent properties
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Targiniq ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride extended-release tablets), an extended-release/long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesic to treat pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate.

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Safety

More Than Just Boxing

First of all, let me apologize for skipping out on three weeks worth of blogging. I haven’t written because I’ve been debating with myself about what I wanted to write. 887 more words

Old Drug Gets New Use Fighting Fibromyalgia Pain

A small pilot study out of the Stanford University Medical Center which used low doses of an old drug called naltrexone seems to show that it may have new use fighting fibromyalgia pain. 449 more words

Pain Solutions