Opioid painkillers and anxiety meds: A deadly mix?

Thirty percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked.

March 20, 2017 0

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

February 22, 2017 0

Common painkillers don’t ease back pain

Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects.

February 10, 2017 0

Non-addictive painkiller shows promise

Preliminary research on animals shows potential, but human studies have yet to be done.

September 6, 2016 0

Over-the-counter painkiller use raises alarm

People run risk of stomach bleeds, ulcers and liver damage from meds.

January 3, 2016 0

Have aches and pains? Find out which med will work best for you

Choosing the right drug for what ails you can be a painful process, but a pharmacist offers up his cheat sheet to make it easier.

November 25, 2015 0