News tagged with painkiller

FDA panel: Lower maximum daily dose of Tylenol

(AP) -- Government experts called for sweeping safety restrictions Tuesday on the most widely used painkiller, including reducing the maximum dose of Tylenol and eliminating prescription drugs such as Vicodin ...

dateJun 30, 2009 in Medications
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Report: More than 100 million suffer lasting pain

(AP) -- At least 116 million U.S. adults experience long-lasting pain - the kind that lingers for weeks to months - and too often feel stigma rather than relief from a health care system poorly prepared to treat them, the ...

dateJun 29, 2011 in Health
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FDA approves Botox for migraine headaches

(AP) -- Federal health officials approved the wrinkle-smoothing injection Botox for migraine headaches on Friday, giving drugmaker Allergan clearance to begin marketing its drug to patients with a serious history of the ...

dateOct 15, 2010 in Medications
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FDA reversal OKs morphine painkiller for dying

(AP) -- A liquid morphine painkiller given by family caregivers to dying patients can remain on the market, federal regulators have decided after hearing protests over their decision to remove it. The Food and Drug Administration ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Medications
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FDA cracks down on unapproved narcotic painkillers

(AP) -- The government ordered 14 unapproved narcotic painkillers off the market Tuesday, prescription versions of potent morphine, hydromorphone and oxycodone. The Food and Drug Administration told nine manufacturers to ...

dateMar 31, 2009 in Medications
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