Navigation Links
FDA Panel Urges Ban on Vicodin, Percocet
Date:6/30/2009

Also recommends dosing limits for OTC products that contain acetaminophen, like Tylenol or Excedrin, because of link to liver damage.

TUESDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- Popular prescription drugs like Vicodin or Percocet, which combine acetaminophen with an opiate narcotic, should be banned, and the maximum dose of over-the-counter painkillers with acetaminophen, like Tylenol or Excedrin, should be lowered, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel urged Tuesday.

The panel's recommendations followed the release of an FDA report last month that found severe liver damage, and even death, can result from a lack of consumer awareness that acetaminophen -- which is easier on the stomach than such painkillers as aspirin and ibuprofen -- can cause such injury.

The dangers from use or abuse of Vicodin and Percocet may be even more concerning, one key panelist said.

"It seems to me that problems with opiate combinations are clearly more prevalent," Dr. Lewis S. Nelson, chairman of the FDA's Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee, said during a Tuesday press conference held after the two-day meeting.

Explaining the panel's 20-17 vote to ban prescription acetaminophen/opiate drugs, Nelson said, "There are many deaths that relate to problems with prescription opiate combination acetaminophen products, whereas the number of deaths clearly related to the over-the-counter products are much more limited."

But the FDA advisers also took aim at over-the-counter (OTC) acetaminophen products. The agency's report found that many people may consume more than the recommended dose of these pain relievers in the mistaken belief that taking more will prove more effective against pain without posing health risks. Consumers may also not know that acetaminophen is present in many over-the-counter products, including remedies for colds, headaches and fevers, making it possible to exceed the recommen
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. FDA Panel Urges Tough Controls on Acetaminophen Painkillers
2. Is Your Teenager Using Prescription Drugs Behind Your Back? TestCountry Drug Test Panel Numbers Tally with NIDA Fact Sheet Reports on Prescription Drug A
3. FDA Panel OKs Newer Antipsychotics for Children
4. FDA Panel OKs Antipsychotic Seroquel for Children
5. FDA Panel Mulls Newer Antipsychotics for Kids
6. Allied Worlds John Gauthier to Participate in a Panel at the NBER Insurance Project Workshop, June 10, 2009
7. DATATRAK Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Panel Decision to Delist Common Shares
8. Darwins Kim Lloyd to Speak on Panel at American Hospital Association Solutions Roundtable, June 3, 2009
9. Clinical Utility of Exhaled Nitric Oxide Highlighted By American Thoracic Society Panel
10. Paul Capital Healthcare to Participate in Panel on Non-Traditional Forms of Financing
11. Interleukin Genetics to Chair Expert Panel Discussion on Use of Biomarkers in Drug Development at BIO Convention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
FDA Panel Urges Ban on Vicodin, Percocet
(Date:5/3/2015)... " Bubbly Walrus ” was featured on NewsWatch as part ... latest and coolest applications on the market for iOS, Android, ... expert, conducted the app review and shared with viewers how ... games to play on smartphones are the ones that get ... with a video game that just absorbs attention, why not ...
(Date:5/3/2015)... Mateo, CA (PRWEB) May 03, 2015 ... service, MnemeTherapy® at two upcoming area seminars. The first ... the PSA Annual Regional Stroke Conference to be held ... be offered on Wednesday, May 13 during the Dementia ... Plaza. , “These seminars offer an excellent opportunity ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... As one of only 30 Illinois ... and Health Achievement and Recognition Program (SHARP) certification, ... by the Illinois Department of Labor to host this ... SHARP certification by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s ... continued to meet or exceed all of the necessary ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... 02, 2015 ProText Kinetic 2 is a ... Final Cut Pro X. ProText Kinetic 2 features 40 ... Final Cut Pro X . Easily create interactive text ... Film Studios' ProText Kinetic 2. , Using ProText Kinetic is ... two ProText Kinetic presets in the FCPX timeline. Playback ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... Ohio (PRWEB) May 02, 2015 On ... Liverpool City Hospital (ELCH) gathered to celebrate improvements in ... River Valley Health Partners (RVHP), had zero acquired ventilator ... urinary catheter associated infections. ELCH was also recently named ... The management team at ELCH credited the teamwork of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:An Application to Have Fun with Mathematics Was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:NuevaCare Introduces MnemeTherapy® Approach to Care for Elderly Patients with Alzheimer’s, Stroke and Other Types of Neurodegenerative Conditions 2Health News:Essentra Specialty Tapes is Selected to Host Gov. Rauner and the Workers' Memorial Day Celebration 2Health News:Essentra Specialty Tapes is Selected to Host Gov. Rauner and the Workers' Memorial Day Celebration 3Health News:Pixel Film Studios Announced the Release of Protext Kinetic 2 for FPCX. 2Health News:East Liverpool City Hospital Celebrates Patient Care Improvements 2
... Findability with Flexibility of Vivisimo,s Velocity Search Platform , ... a powerful new level of social and personalized search for ... is helping the leading UK medical website expand its offerings ... , (LOGO: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080626/NEW046LOGO ) , ...
... MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 24 Vitech Systems Group, Inc. ... Administration System Implementation at the Iowa Public Employees, Retirement ... funds in the U.S., contracted with Vitech in 2006 ... The solution provides advanced capabilities and increases efficiency, transforming ...
... Calif. Nov. 24, 2008Researchers at the University of Southern ... for aggressive prostate cancer blocks the development of prostate ... study in the Proceedings of the National Academy ... cancer therapy for humans. , "This research has ...
... has directed KH Real Estate to issue a boil water advisory ... Township, Armstrong County, after samples taken by DEP tested positive for ... DEP received complaints from residents after two customers were hospitalized with ... testing for the bacteria. , ...
... system for advanced radiation therapy, today announced that Rafael (Ralph) Vaello ... December 1, 2008. Mr. Vaello, who will report to TomoTherapy CEO ... sales and field marketing group for Philips Healthcare’s Oncology Imaging division. ... ...
... million of them currently abstain from alcohol, drugs , , ... million Americans over the age of 12 participate in ... including 2.3 million who currently abstain from use of ... released Monday by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Vivisimo Helps OnMedica Deliver Personalized Search and Extend Social Search to Public-Facing Health Portal 2Health News:Vivisimo Helps OnMedica Deliver Personalized Search and Extend Social Search to Public-Facing Health Portal 3Health News:Vitech's V3 Pension Administration Software Improves IPERS' Business 2Health News:USC researchers identify novel approach for suppressing prostate cancer development 2Health News:Pennsylvania DEP Directs Shadyside Water Supply to Issue Boil Water Advisory 2Health News: TomoTherapy Names Rafael Vaello Vice President of Global Sales : Former Philips Healthcare executive brings proven sales experience in oncology, imaging industries 2Health News:5 Million People a Year Use Self-Help Addiction Programs 2
(Date:5/1/2015)... At the American Association of Neurological Surgeons ... D.C. , Elekta will highlight Leksell Gamma ... leverage the enormous amount of data – generated by ... – to advance clinical research and further optimize patient ... solution that allows practitioners to store, retrieve, and analyze ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... 2015 Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: ... ended March 31, 2015, as well as general business ... conference call will be held. Key Highlights ... 31, 2015 increased to $206 million from $119 million ... Worldwide IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib) net product revenue of ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... -- Cambrex Corporation (NYSE: CBM ) reports results for ... Highlights , Sales increased 18% compared to the ... impact, driven by Innovator products and Controlled Substances. , ... first quarter of 2014. , GAAP Diluted EPS from ... last year and Adjusted Diluted EPS was $0.29 compared to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Elekta to showcase Leksell Gamma Knife Registry at AANS Annual Meeting 2Elekta to showcase Leksell Gamma Knife Registry at AANS Annual Meeting 3Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 2Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 3Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 4Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 5Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 6Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 7Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 8Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 9Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 10Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 11Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 12Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 13Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 14Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 15Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 16Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 17Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 18Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 19Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 20Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 21Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 22Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 23Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 24Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 25Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 26Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 27Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 28Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 29Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 30Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 31Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 32Pharmacyclics Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates 33Cambrex Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2
... today announced that the United States Food and ... Drug application (IND) to commence clinical trials advancing ... acute breakthrough seizures.   Following initial pre-IND discussions with ... based upon the encouraging human pharmacokinetic results seen ...
... 2012  Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today ... goal of improving the quality of diagnosis, communication and support ... and rare genetic conditions.   The subsidiary is expected to be ... service in 2013.  The new venture will be led by ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Neurelis Announces FDA Allowance of IND Application for NRL-1, a Novel Intranasal Diazepam Formulation 2Genomic Health Announces Formation of New Genetics Subsidiary 2Genomic Health Announces Formation of New Genetics Subsidiary 3Genomic Health Announces Formation of New Genetics Subsidiary 4
Visionary OFFICE™ PM offers a Windows interface featuring medical billing, appointment scheduling and patient information....
A.I.med's medical billing software is a medical billing software. The billing module integrates with A.I.med's Electronic Medical Record software. A.I.med's medical billing module also integrates wit...
... Medical Billing system allows a practice ... It is integrated with the EMR, ... system interfaces with electronic clearinghouses for ... a set of reports, it presents ...
... Infinity Amylase EPS single liquid stable ... convenience of single liquid stability to ... error and provide quick result turnaround ... InfinityTM Amylase EPS reagent provides a ...
Medicine Products: