Michael Jackson Joins Tragic List of Accidental Celebrity Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs, Says eDrugSearch.com
...a Houston hospital from his Acalpulco estate. Although the official cause of death was liver failure, his autopsy showed lethal amounts of codeine and valium
in his system.
5. HEATH LEDGER. Found dead in a Manhattan apartment he had been renting on Jan. 22, 2008, the 28-year-old actor died of an accide...
Seniors Should Watch for Drug Interactions When Taking Multiple Medications
...sult with a pharmacist or physician to ensure its safety.
The effect of medication on memory has also received wide attention. Medications in the valium
family such as Ativan, Atarax, Restoril, Halcion and some of the sleeping pills like Ambien and Lunesta have a negative effect on people who are conce...
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Eases Anxiety for Older People
... and death, according to background information in the study.
Medications are often prescribed to treat anxiety disorders. Benzodiazepines, such as valium
and Xanax, or antidepressants, such as Lexapro and Paxil, are commonly prescribed for people with anxiety, according to the study. But, many people ar...
Antidepressant Eases Anxiety in Older Adults
...urs a week consumed by worry, he added.
For many years, the treatment for anxiety in older adults has been either no treatment or such sedatives as valium
(diazepam) or Xanax (alprazolam), Lenze said. "There have been concerns about the safety of these medications in older adults," he added.
Kansas Doctor Charged in Deadly Prescription Drug Overdoses
...e years Schneider's clinic prescribed increasing doses
of Actiq, Avinza and valium
to Robin G. On May 11, 2007, she received
prescriptions for Fentanyl, valium
and Lidocaine Four days later, May 15,
2007, Robin G died of Fentanyl intox...
Rosecrance and Chicago's Department of Environment Collaborate to Help Families Dispose of Unwanted Medicines and Drugs
...ption opiates (such as Demerol, codeine or Vicodin)
by teenagers nearly double during this time period, sedative or
tranquilizer use (including Xanax, valium
or Ambien) increases at even a
faster rate and over-the-counter drug abuse show the same amount of
increase. The National Monitoring the Future study ...
Autoimmune disorders studied in detail by U-M researchers.
The drug, discovered by Glick and coworkers and called benzodiazepine-423 (Bz-423), is a chemical cousin of anti-anxiety medications such as valium
and Xanax. In previous work, Glick’s group showed that Bz-423 reduces effects of arthritis and the autoimmune disease lupus in mice and may be useful ...
UIC Study Throws Light On Sexual Assaults
...out their knowledge.
Four of the unwittingly-drugged victims, Negrusz said, tested positive for Rohypnol, a tranquilizer 10 times more potent than valium
that has been banned in the United States.
When the subject's voluntary drug use was queried, 35.4 percent were likely to have been impaired at th...
Medications Detected In Recycled Water In Los Angeles
... this water might have in the future. // Though the amounts were minimal drugs such as antibiotics, antipsychotics, birth-control hormones, Viagra and valium
have been detected. The reason that such drugs end up in the wastewater is because people flush them down their toilets.
But medications are also ...
Valium hits 40 years old, anxiety-free
... country's most prescribed drug from 1969 to 1982. valium
also was referred to as a "doll" -- one of the pil...opiates, alcohol and herbs.
Unlike earlier drugs, valium
did not slow breathing, so patients couldn't use i... the title, "Good Chemistry: The Life and Times of valium
Inventor Leo Sternbach."
Sternbach's credits incl...