In 2010, the CDC reported that 2 million people admitted to using a prescription pain killer
non-medically for the first time during the previous year, with 70% of these medications obtained from friends or relatives either directly for free, through purchase or by theft.
Addiction to opioid prescription pain killers
is no longer confined to the inner city.
Regular intake of the pain killer
for more than 20 weeks nearly doubled the risk of ADHD in children.
I just want to play as many games as I can without taking pain killers
Scientists studying the "placebo effect" found the price of a dummy pain killer
influenced the way patients responded.
His doctors realized he was addicted to the drug and tried several times to put him on a milder pain killer
with no success.
WATCHING Monty Python is as good as taking a pain killer
, according to researchers.
A police spokesman said: "The drugs are a morphine-based strong pain killer
and are potentially lethal if taken by someone they are not prescribed for.
David Tait, head of medicines management at North Warwickshire Primary Care Trust, said: "In North Warwickshire we might only expect one or two deaths per year because of overdose with this pain killer
Six patients are to sue the manufacturers of pain killer
Vioxx in an action which could lead to a multi-million pound lawsuit from people across Britain.
One of the men held a knife to the driver's face before stealing the truck, crammed with the pain killer
During the inquest at Leamington, Dr Richard Carr, consultant pathologist at Warwick Hospital, said Laura had taken dihydrocodeine, a pain killer
For the past month, biotechs have been trading choppy as the market frets about drug safety with questions not only about currently-marketed drugs such as the highly publicized pain killer
, Vioxx, but also about how safely drugs are developed.
The follow-up to their brilliant Top 20 single Long Distance, Pain Killer
is the first single to be taken from the long awaited album Ether Song, set to be released early next month.
New prescriptions for Pfizer's pain killer
Celebrex(R), the leader in a class of drugs called cox-2 inhibitors, plummeted 56% last week just after a federal study found a link between Celebrex(R) and a heightened risk of heart attacks and strokes.