Tag : drug overdose

Neurology

FDA Okays First Generic Naloxone Nasal Spray for Opioid Overdose

Newsemia
The FDA has granted final approval for the first generic naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray for reversing or stopping the effects from an opioid overdose. FDA...
Neurology

Rise in Overdose-related Donor Hearts in US

Newsemia
A net increase in recovery rates of hearts from individuals who died from drug intoxication may be responsible for a net decrease in the heart...
Neurology

Steer Clear of Driving While Taking Prescribed Opioids?

Newsemia
Higher-dose opioids impair driving performance to a minor degree, but patients still need to be advised of this risk so they can decide whether to...
Neurology

Electrical Stimulation May Prevent Opioid-Overdose Death

Newsemia
Electrical stimulation, either through an implantable pacemaker-like device or externally via a defibrillator-type of device, shows promise in getting people who overdose on opioids breathing...
Neurology

House AdvancesĀ Broad Opioid Package; Senate Vote Next

Newsemia
Although there was strong bipartisan support for the opioid package, lawmakers including a Texas physician already are looking for additional ways to combat abuse of...

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy