New Study Demonstrates Ramelteon Does Not Exacerbate Respiratory Depressant Effects in Patients With Moderate-to-Severe COPD
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study presented today
showed that ramelteon did not exacerbate respiratory depressant
patients (40 years and older) with moderate to severe chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD), as measured by oxygenation or abnormal breathing
KV Pharmaceutical Company, Purdue Pharma L.P. Settle OxyContin(R) Dispute
...or total daily doses greater than 80 mg, may cause fatal respiratory depression when administered to patients who are not tolerant to the respiratory depressant
effects of opioids.
OxyContin(R) TABLETS ARE TO BE SWALLOWED WHOLE AND ARE NOT TO BE BROKEN, CHEWED, OR CRUSHED. TAKING BROKEN, CHEWED, OR CRUS...
Drinking May Trigger Genetic Marker for Depression
...h the use of alcohol acts to trigger genetic markers that increase the risk of major depression. In addition, further research suggests that alcohol's depressant
characteristics may lead to periods of depressed affect among those with alcohol abuse or dependence."
In addition, alcohol abuse may cause social,...
New Year, Old Myths, New Fatalities
...n can be impaired for hours after drinking.
Driving home late at night is especially hazardous because natural drowsiness is magnified by the depressant
action of alcohol. Driving abilities may even be impaired the next day, when any alcohol remaining in the system, or the general headache and disorien...
Study finds that recalled Aqua Dots did contain poisonous chemical
...dozen Aqua Dots beads containing these levels of 1,4-BD, which is metabolized after ingestion to gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), a central nervous system depressant
commonly known as a date-rape drug, would be enough to induce the reported vomiting and self-limited comas experienced by children that ingested the t...
Be Happy- Get On Your Knees And Play In The Mud
...dy led by Dr. Chris Lowry and team, claims that the ubiquitous soil–borne bacteria Mycobacterium vaccae, can actually replicate the effects of anti- depressant
The study sprung from reports of lung cancer patients who were treated with the bacteria. They reported feeling less depressed and vouch...
Benefits of Antidepressants to Pregnant Women Outweigh Risks to the Fetus
... Health Canada warned the women especially the pregnant women about the risks of taking anti depressants. These anti depressant
drugs known as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors //(SSRIs) affect the fetus. Drugs like Prozac and Paxil may cause a condition called persisten...
Antidepressants still being prescribed to Teenagers despite being banned!
...s for suitable therapies like counselling.
The most commonly used anti depressant
is Prozac which is recommended for under-18s still lots of warnings are ass...ood swings and other psychological problems associated with the use of anti depressant
to under 18s or under 15s.
Pregnancy Not An Antidote To Depression
...e delivery, although the risk is little. In the event of depression being left untreated , it can cause more harm than the perceived harm from an anti depressant
drug, by way of increased consumption of alcohol, smoking, less sleep and added stress.
Depression, caused by a number of reasons - hormone change...
Neuropathic pain: The sea provides a new hope of relief
...ments that give some relief to some patients are a very mixed bunch, nearly all found empirically and with many other effects. Amitriptyline, an anti depressant
now used for urinary incontinence, has given relief in neuropathic pain; similarly, two drugs designed for treating epilepsy - gabapentin and pentagab...
Nobelist discovers antidepressant protein in mouse brain
...on of antidepressant medications.
"Manipulations that are antidepressant in their activity increased the level of the protein and those which are depressant
reduce it," said Greengard. "It seems as though antidepressant medications need to increase p11 levels in order to achieve their effect." Future stu...