Navigation Links
LOCKMED Develops New Product to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Date:11/10/2013

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 10, 2013

After starting a pain management practice in Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. M. Bud Lateef became alarmed at the growing problem of prescription drug abuse. Out of this concern and the growing national problem, he started to develop products to safeguard medications.

On November 1, 2013, he launched his newest product, the Vanguard Home Medication Lockbox, which was developed for the average American household. The home medication lock box aims to provide a general storage container for medications, as well as, enough security features to provide safeguarding of medications in the home.

According to a 2006 SAMHSA National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an alarming 70% of children who abuse prescription drugs admit to getting the drugs from family or friends.

The Vanguard Home Medication Lock Box has practical design features such as a fold down handle for easy storage; tamper proof hinges; pre-drilled holes to secure the box; inside divider compartment to organize medications; and a vented side wall to be used in refrigeration. It was designed through two years of consumer feedback.

“Prescription drug users need to develop the habit of locking up their strong medications,” states M. Bud Lateef, MD, pain management specialist and founder of LOCKMED, the company he started to develop the products. “Pain pills, sleeping pills, anxiety medications, anti-depressants should be locked up to reduce abuse risk and medication theft.”

Since the past few years, Dr. Lateef has developed a dozen different products designed to safeguard medications to help curb the growing prescription drug abuse problem caused by unsecured medications at home. Many prescription medications prone for abuse are also easily accessible while traveling, at school and in gyms.

LOCKMED products are available in a variety of sizes and can be purchased directly from the company’s website or through any of their 70 dealers throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. Customers can pre-order the Vanguard Lockbox from the company’s website at http://www.lockmed.com.

LOCKMED Medical Product Company, a Pittsburgh-based medical product company, has been developing products to safeguard medications since 2007. Their medication security products have been used and trusted by facilities and institutions nationwide. To learn more about LOCKMED Medication Lock Boxes, visit http://www.lockmed.com, https://www.facebook.com/LockMed or call 888-458-2746. To schedule interview opportunities with Dr. M. Bud Lateef, contact beth(at)lockmed(dot)com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11290067.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. InventHelp® Client Develops Oxygen-Tank Accessory (JMC-1162)
2. Inventor and InventHelp Client Develops Adjustable Pillow (SMH-144)
3. UC develops unique nano carrier to target drug delivery to cancer cells
4. InventHelp Inventor Develops Lift Assist (MTN-2021)
5. InventHelp Inventor Develops Specially Designed Pillow for the Knees (LFY-716)
6. InventHelp® Client Develops Invention That Helps Physically Disabled People Shower Independently (DVR-575)
7. Genetic markings could spot cancer before it develops
8. SU physicist develops model for studying tissue pattern formation during embryonic development
9. Inventor and InventHelp Client Develops Medical Accessory to Aid in Elderly Mobility (MMB-2107)
10. PeopleKeys Develops HR Filtering Tools in Response to Fewer Jobs, Increased Competition in Health Care
11. UPNA develops a method that automatically delimits areas of the brain in medical images
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2017)... Seattle, WA (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... emergency and now estimates that there could be four million Zika-related cases in the ... to date with numbers of US cases reported per year skyrocketing to an estimated ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Houston, Texas (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... their 3rd location in the greater Houston Area. The new location is located at ... St. Luke’s Hospital in Springwoods Village. This newest location will provide patients living in ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... , ... Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is pleased to announce the ... clinic is the group’s second in New Braunfels and 22nd in Texas. , TexPTS ... location brings things full circle for the group, “It’s crazy to think that we ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... , ... The IoT (Internet of Things) is revolutionizing the way the world ... businesses and individual consumers alike. Laboratories can maximize their profit margin by increasing ... $4 trillion to $11 trillion dollars by the year 2025. McKinsey expects the IoT ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... ... of adults are unaware of the dangers that infectious bacteria play in mouth disease, while ... a day that dentists recommend. The ramifications of improper oral upkeep go far beyond bad ... 164 million hours of work each year due to dental issues. That is why Mediaplanet ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... NEW YORK , March 24, 2017 ... ... Research, a leading publisher of cannabis market research, the legal ... 27 percent CAGR through 2021, despite conflicting signals from the ... Analytics, points out that the two biggest drivers of growth ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... PUNE, India , March 24, 2017 ... conjugates market has been growing rapidly as the global sales of ... Globally, the growth in the antibody drug conjugates market is driven ... incidences of cancer and wider therapeutic window offered by ADCs. ... Browse 3 Tables and ...
(Date:3/24/2017)...  GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that six abstracts featuring ... Cancer Classifier tests will be presented at the 32 ... held March 24 to 28, 2017 in ... Europe,s largest urological event showcasing ... field. The abstract titled "Muscle invasive bladder ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: