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New prescription drug database signed into law

Governor Tom Corbett has signed a bill that clears the way for health professionals to monitor prescription drug use in the state.

It’s a new way of tracking prescription drug abusers. 232 more words



Granted, some of us need medication for various illnesses – always first consult your doctor before going onto or going off prescription medication – but the rest of us are taking unnecessary medication that is actually making us sicker than when we started.   651 more words


My Puppy Was Poisoned By Parastar :-(

I should have trusted my gut instinct and said NO to the flea and tick medication. Today, my vet gave my poor pup Ginger a prescription for Parastar. 390 more words


Pain just got harder.

There is a new law going into effect October 6th, 2014 regarding hydrocodone making it a schedule II drug up from a schedule III.  Now a triplicate handwritten prescription from the prescriber, usually a physician, will be required … and there won’t be refills unless you see the doctor again in person. 463 more words


Dispose Of Your Rx Drugs At Saturday Drug "Take-Back" Events

NORTH TEXAS (CBSNEWS.COM) – Do you have any old or expired drugs in your medicine cabinet? This weekend you’ll have the chance to dispose of them safely. 340 more words


Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller Epidemic

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse. 945 more words