• naloxone
  • It is called naloxone-also known by its brand name Narcan-and as assembly bill 1535 (AB 1535) moves one step closer to passing in the California Senate, the drug that medical experts are referring to as the "overdose antidote," could become widely available over the counter at participating pharmacies throughout California, according to a press release by DrugPolicy.org. (breitbart.com)
  • Bloom's move comes following the FDA's recent approval of a simple handheld device that enables users to inject naloxone into a person who is having an overdose. (breitbart.com)
  • According to SFgate.com, the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report credited naloxone with successfully reversing 10,000 drug overdoses over a period of 15 years. (breitbart.com)
  • prevention
  • HHS has developed a five-point comprehensive strategy: (1) better data, (2) better pain treatment, (3) more addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery services, (4) more overdose reversers, and (5) better research. (cdc.gov)
  • Read " A NIOSH Role in Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention " on the NIOSH Science Blog and share your comments. (cdc.gov)
  • This NIOSH Topic Page is intended to provide useful information for workers, employers, healthcare providers, and other stakeholders interested in learning more about work-related factors involved with prescription drug overdose prevention. (cdc.gov)
  • involve
  • If they come into thehospital on their own then the hospital cannot involve the police unless they have illlegal drugs on them, which would need to be disposed of. (allnurses.com)
  • alcohol
  • For example, a list of medications that the patient takes, whether or not he or she recently consumed alcohol, and whether the patient has eaten in the last few hours before the overdose can be valuablein assessing the situation. (faqs.org)
  • Laboratories will test these for the presenceof the suspected overdose drug and any other drugs or alcohol that might bepresent. (faqs.org)
  • medications
  • Calcium channel blockers are used as antihypertensive drugs, i.e., as medications to decrease blood pressure in patients with hypertension. (wikipedia.org)
  • toxin
  • This can help one determine what class of drug or toxin is causing the difficulties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diffuse Lewy body disease Drug-induced parkinsonism ("pseudoparkinsonism") due to drugs such as antipsychotics, metoclopramide, sertraline, fluoxetine or the toxin MPTP Encephalitis lethargica Essential tremor, an illness which has some diagnostic overlap with Parkinson's disease Orthostatic tremor MDMA addiction and frequent use has been linked to Parkonsonism. (wikipedia.org)
  • hallucinogenic
  • He is suspected of providing the hallucinogenic drug 2C-E that killed Trevor Robinson, 19, according to the Associated Press. (go.com)
  • The hallucinogenic drug is also known as "Europa" and, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration , "Tootsie," a play of its chemical name, "Two"-"C"-"E." Officials say the drug was ordered on the Internet. (go.com)
  • FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Federal prosecutors in North Dakota have charged four men with conspiring to import and sell controlled substances used to make synthetic hallucinogenic drugs, including drugs made by a self-described "hobby chemist" from Grand Forks that killed two teens and led to several overdoses in the area. (yahoo.com)
  • sensation
  • Twerking sensation Miley Cyrus has denied rumors that her recent illness was the result of a drug overdose, and asserts that she is "the poster child for good health. (webpronews.com)
  • It] can result in anxiety, despair, fear -- these drugs are unpredictable in the sensation they produce. (go.com)
  • victims
  • Over the next six months, the county medical examiner found carfentanil in the systems of 140 overdose victims. (refinery29.com)
  • The other victims fled the residence and were suffering the effects of the overdose at separate locations before authorities found them and took them to three different hospitals. (go.com)
  • Two hospitals had released all but one of the overdose victims by early Friday afternoon, the third hospital did not provide an update on its victims, said police. (go.com)
  • narcotics
  • Recent workers` compensation studies reveal that there is increasing use of prescription drugs in workers' compensation claims and that narcotics account for 25% of drug costs in such claims. (cdc.gov)
  • illicit
  • While addressing talk that her recent hospital stint was actually due to illicit drug use, Cyrus insisted that this was not the case, during a press conference at London's O2 Arena Tuesday, in anticipation of the relaunch of the European leg of her Bangerz tour. (webpronews.com)
  • Usage of illicit drugs of unexpected purity, in large quantities, or after a period of drug abstinence can also induce overdose. (wikipedia.org)
  • addiction
  • As the brain becomes used to the feelings, it often takes more and more of the drug to produce the same levels of pain relief and well-being, leading to dependence and, later, addiction. (cnn.com)
  • Last month, the state of Ohio filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies claiming their marketing campaigns "misled doctors and patients about the danger of addiction and overdose. (refinery29.com)
  • calcium
  • Different drugs have varying effects on the body's crucial acid/base balanceand on certain elements in the blood such as potassium and calcium. (faqs.org)
  • Side effects of these drugs may include but are not limited to: Constipation Dizziness, headache, redness in the face Fluid buildup in the legs and ankle edema Gingival overgrowth Rapid heart rate Slow heart rate Research indicates ethanol is involved in the inhibition of L-type calcium channels. (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • 2013 Result: Saw a 75% drop in patients' seeing multiple prescribers for the same drugs. (cdc.gov)
  • If someone has taken an illegal drug, and as a result is having physical problems and needs to go to a hospital/call an amubulance, etc-- will they get in trouble for taking drugs? (allnurses.com)
  • Accidental overdoses may also be the result of over-prescription, failure to recognize a drug's active ingredient, or unwitting ingestion by children. (wikipedia.org)
  • state
  • Consider ways to increase use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs , which are among the most promising state-level interventions. (cdc.gov)
  • State-level policies that enhance prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) or regulate pain clinics have shown some promising results. (cdc.gov)
  • Promote the use of state prescription drug monitoring programs , which give health care providers information to improve patient safety and prevent abuse. (cdc.gov)
  • commonly
  • therefore, the term is commonly only applied to drugs, not poisons, though even poisons are harmless at a low enough dosage. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are in the family of drugs commonly known as minor tranquilizers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Benzodiazepines are commonly misused and taken in combination with other drugs of abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • news
  • The wife of Indian minister Shahshi Tharoor, found dead in a luxury hotel after accusing her husband of being unfaithful, appeared to have died of drug overdose, news agency Press Trust of India reports. (theage.com.au)
  • Enforcement Administration
  • Synthetic hallucinogens are becoming increasingly more available, coming from countries such as China and Thailand where there is little regulation and oversight on the production of chemicals, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. (go.com)
  • treatment
  • Stabilization of the victim's airway, breathing, and circulation (ABCs) is the initial treatment of an overdose. (wikipedia.org)
  • Homeopathy is not a plausible system of treatment, as its dogmas about how drugs, illness, the human body, liquids and solutions operate are contradicted by a wide range of discoveries across biology, psychology, physics and chemistry made in the two centuries since its invention. (wikipedia.org)
  • High doses of intravenous insulin with glucose may be useful and are a first line treatment in overdoses. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Within a span of nine hours, 17 people overdosed and one person died. (refinery29.com)
  • Three people were arrested on drug charges after a man overdosed in Putnam and police said the suspects told officers they were in town to play Pokemon Go. (necn.com)
  • person
  • If a drug overdose is discovered or suspected and the person is unconscious,having convulsions, or not breathing, call for emergency help immediately. (faqs.org)
  • sedative
  • As a pharmaceutical, the simple bromide ion (Br−) has inhibitory effects on the central nervous system, and bromide salts were once a major medical sedative, before replacement by shorter-acting drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • ecstasy
  • The 2C-E drug falls into the same family as ecstasy, Dr. David Surtleff of the National Institute on Drug Abuse said, and is just the latest in a wave of popular illegal drugs. (go.com)
  • Aside from hallucinations, ecstasy and ecstasy-like drugs "hijack" serotonin neurotransmitters, causing more serotonin to be released. (go.com)
  • include
  • These include efforts to reduce absorption of the drug including: activated charcoal taken by mouth if given shortly after the ingestion or whole bowel irrigation if an extended release formula was taken. (wikipedia.org)
  • doses
  • instead, he advocated the use of single drugs at lower doses and promoted an immaterial, vitalistic view of how living organisms function, believing that diseases have spiritual, as well as physical causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • safe
  • In general, benzodiazepines are well-tolerated and are safe and effective drugs in the short term for a wide range of conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • In 2011 and 2012 respectively, Ohio and Kentucky mandated clinicians to review prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) data and implemented pain clinic regulation. (cdc.gov)
  • This SAS program merges a data file containing dispensed controlled drug information (e.g., an outpatient prescription drug file) with CDC's data file of controlled substances with MME conversion factors. (cdc.gov)