Articles in Category: Prescription Drugs

Ketamine Relieves Pain at End of Life

on Tuesday, 10 April 2012.

Ketamine Relieves Pain at End of Life

The variety of administration routes and dosing protocols make Ketamine useful for analgesia in a palliative care setting. According to Family Practice News, Ketamine seems extremely effective in a variety of difficult pain syndromes that are commonly encountered in Hospice and palliative medicine. Also, the multiple administration methods make Ketamine a valuable weapon in the [...]

‘Easter Bunny’ Arrested With Prescription Drugs

on Tuesday, 10 April 2012.

‘Easter Bunny’ Arrested With Prescription Drugs

What? The Easter Bunny has also become part of this epidemic of prescription drug abuse? Maybe in one Virginia Mall. According to NY Daily News, a man working as the Easter Bunny was arrested with prescription drugs that did not belong to him. Joshua Lee Boing was still in the Easter Bunny costume, as police [...]

Pain of Addiction: Highlight of a Prescription Pill Addict

on Tuesday, 10 April 2012.

Pain of Addiction: Highlight of a Prescription Pill Addict

Three young people have died of prescription drug overdoses in the last 5 months, and Nick Selig was friends with each of them. According to The Chronicle Herald, the 21-year-old moved to Annapolis Valley this week, partly due to the prescription pill addiction that gripped Bridgewater. Nick Selig is also a prescription pill addict, although [...]