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5 major types of painkillers and how to take each safely

The most common types of painkillers include over-the-counter drugs like ibuprofen, aspirin, acetaminophen, and naproxen. In more severe cases of pain, your doctor may also prescribe opioids like morphine, codeine, and oxycodone. It’s important to always follow directions closely when taking painkillers, whether OTC or prescription, as they can both […]
5 major types of painkillers and how to take each safely
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‘Engineering overkill’: A potent new drug ‘1,000 times stronger than morphine’ is trying to solve a problem that doesn’t exist, doctors say

The government’s leading food and drug authority recently approved a potent new opioid called Dsuvia that dissolves under the tongue and can be taken without an IV. Several experts strongly opposed the approval, which came amidst an epidemic of opioid overdose deaths and addiction. The CMO of the company behind […]
‘Engineering overkill’: A potent new drug ‘1,000 times stronger than morphine’ is trying to solve a problem that doesn’t exist, doctors say
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Tom Petty died from an accidental drug overdose involving painkiller Fentanyl

Singer Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose that included opioid painkiller Fentanyl, the medical examiner-coroner for the county of Los Angeles announced on Friday. Petty passed away suddenly last October but the cause of his death had remained unclear until now. The singer suffered from knee and hip […]
Tom Petty died from an accidental drug overdose involving painkiller Fentanyl