Fentora Abuse News

Table of Contents Fentora Abuse News When You Must Not Take It Take Special Care with Fentora if: Fentora contains a drug called fentanyl citrate. This is a pain-relieving medication known as an opioid that is used to treat breakthrough pain in adult patients with cancer who are already taking other opioid-based pain drugs for…

Fentanyl Abuse and Addiction – Latest News

Table of Contents Prince’s Fentanyl Overdose Sparks Conversation about Fentanyl Addiction Killer Painkillers Managing Pain Without Addiction Friday, April 21, 2017, marks a year since the sudden and shocking overdose death of Prince. The gender- and genre-bending artist defined a generation and redefined the status quo throughout his decades in performance. His passing brought back…

Exalgo Abuse and Addiction – Latest News

Perrigo will be adding to its portfolio of opioid generics. The FDA has approved Exalgo (hydromorphone HCL, 32 mg) extended-release tablets, another of the company’s generics. The drug is an opioid that is intended to manage moderate to severe pain in patients requiring continuous, around-the-clock pain opioid analgesia for an extended period. Perrigo said that…

Evekeo Abuse and Addiction – Latest News

Table of Contents Evekeo Addiction Effects Common side effects Serious side effects Risks Resources and References: The active component in Evekeo is amphetamine sulfate. It is a white, crystalline substance and a sympathomimetic amine of the amphetamine group. The CNS stimulant is a prescription drug and is considered a controlled substance. It can lead to addiction and…

EMSAM Abuse and Addiction – Latest News

Table of Contents How EMSAM, a Promising Antidepressant was Underutilized The Reluctance in Prescribing MAOIs Resources and References: The EMSAM patch is an exceptional Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (MAOI) and the only antidepressant that utilizes a transdermal delivery system. This was embraced by clinicians who hoped that EMSAM would be better tolerated than oral MAOIs and…

EMBEDA® Extended-Release Capsules CII: Latest Use, Abuse and Addiction News

FDA has approved updated labeling for EMBEDA® (morphine sulfate and naltrexone hydrochloride) extended-release (ER) capsules, for oral consumption, CII, to incorporate abuse-deterrence studies. The updated label says EMBEDA has characteristics expected to mitigate abuse via the oral and intranasal (i.e., snorting) routes when crushed. However, the misuse of EMBEDA by these routes is still a possibility.…

Elavil Abuse and Addiction – Latest News

Table of Contents The Side Effects of Elavil Use Side Effects Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors Other Antidepressants Central Nervous System Depressants Resources and References: Elavil (no longer in use) was a brand name for a generic drug called amitriptyline or amitriptyline hydrochloride, in full. Amitriptyline was also marketed under the brand name Endep, but the Food…

Effexor (Venlafaxine) Abuse and Addiction – Latest News

Table of Contents Effexor (Venlafaxine) Use and Abuse News How Effexor Works Adverse Effects Missing a Dose or Taking Too Much Stopping Venlafaxine Resources and References: It is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). It is used to treat major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders, and particularly generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety disorder, and panic…