Wednesday 2 December 2015

Paracetamol no use for low back pain: study

Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial published on Thursday. A study publis


Bahrain bans narcotic painkillers' stocking

Private clinics in Bahrain have been banned from obtaining, stocking and dispensing narcotic painkillers, said a top official. Patients would now have to go through Bahrain's main hospital to be prescribed the drugs, Dr Baha E


Bahrain bans painkiller

Bahrain has banned the use of the painkilling drug, Distalgesic, health officials have declared. The move follows the US Food and Drug Administration barring the drug after revelations it had a negative effect on blood vessels and could le


US rejects experimental painkiller

US government advisers have urged regulators to reject an experimental painkiller from King Pharmaceuticals and Acura Pharmaceuticals. The Acurox pill was designed to discourage abuse by adding the vitamin niacin to the painkiller oxycodon

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