Michael Jackson Joins Tragic List of Accidental Celebrity Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs, Says eDrugSearch.com
...the 28-year-old actor died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs that included the painkillers OxyContin and Vicodin, the anti-anxiety drugs xanax
and Valium, and the sleep aid Restoril, according to the New York Times. Upon learning the findings of the New York City medical examiner, Ledger's fa...
Antidepressant Eases Anxiety in Older Adults
...y 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.
Lexapro (escitalopram) is in ...
Economic Crisis Takes Toll on Emotional Health
...d Kenneth Ruge, a staff minister and counselor at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City who also has many clients on Wall Street. "I'm seeing more xanax
and Ambien for sleep aids and anxiety control. The levels of alcohol consumption, I think, are up somewhat among some of my clients."
A recently re...
Fact Sheet: Department of Justice Efforts to Combat Health Care Fraud and Abuse
...ternet pharmacy. Beginning in 2002, Rodriguez Sanchez allegedly sold via e-mail narcotic prescription drugs, such as Oxycontin, Vicodin and xanax
to customers without prescription or legitimate medical use. Rodriguez Sanchez did not require a prescription or physical examination by a l...
Rosecrance and Chicago's Department of Environment Collaborate to Help Families Dispose of Unwanted Medicines and Drugs
...over-the-counter medicines that could be misused or
abused. "Abuse and addictions to prescription drugs like OxyContin, Vicodin,
Percocet, Valium, or xanax
and over-the-counter drugs like cough syrup are
growing at an alarming rate," said Thomas E. Wright, M.D., medical director
of adolescent services at ...
Former US Vice President Al Gores Son Continues to Be Dogged by Drug Abuse Problem.
...f marijuana," said Jim Amormino, a spokesman for the sheriff's department. A search of the car found marijuana and prescription drugs Vicodin, Valium, xanax
and Adderall, an amphetamine used to treat attention deficit disorder, Amormino said.
"He didn't have a prescription for any of it," Amormi...
Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators
... at the time he was murdered, because a high level of the anti-anxiety drug xanax
was found in the boy's system. It was also found that Chris had a steroid ...e normal level of testosterone, as well as amounts of the anti-anxiety drug xanax
and the painkiller hydrocodone.
"This level of testosterone indicate...
The FDA Warns Consumers Against Purchase of Drugs on Web
... reality a powerful anti-psychotic, which would eventually land victims in hospitals.
Federal health officials revealed that Ambien-a sleep aid, xanax
and Ativan- anti-anxiety medications and Lexapro an antidepressant were all made of haloperidol, the schizophrenia drug.
The fraud came into lig...