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Category: Prescription Drugs

Lucemyra, A New Non-Opioid for Opioid Withdrawal

Cooper Smith ❘

Back in May of 2018, the FDA approved Lucemyra, a new medication to treat the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. It is available as of August of 2018.

5 Reasons Why Lean Is Still a Dangerous Drug

Destiny Bezrutczyk ❘

Lean is still a dangerous drug, though it has been glorified in pop lyrics. Codeine addiction can be just as life-threatening as many opioids if untreated.

Dsuvia: The New FDA-Approved Opioid 1,000 Times Stronger Than Morphine

Cooper Smith ❘

Despite the ongoing opioid epidemic, the FDA has approved Dsuvia, a synthetic opioid that is 10 times more potent than fentanyl.

Opioid Package Passed by Senate, 98-1 Bipartisan Vote

Cooper Smith ❘

On October 3rd, 2018, the Senate passed an opioid package that contained several bills that have all faced contention in the past.

News: 27 States Have Filed Lawsuits Against Opioid Manufacturer

Cooper Smith ❘

More and more frequently, states have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers. It essentially comes down to two factors: advertising and distribution.

The 5 Most Commonly Abused Drugs On College Campuses

Jasmine Bittar ❘

The rates of abuse of drugs on college campuses have more than tripled for some substances. Here are the 5 most commonly abused drugs on college campuses.

The Relationship Between Drugs and Gun Violence

Jasmine Bittar ❘

The relationship between drugs and gun violence is a very complex one because both are serious problems facing American society.

Can a Small Louisiana Town End an Opioid Manufacturer’s Sketchy Marketing?

Jasmine Bittar ❘

A small town in Louisiana is attempting to fight the opioid epidemic by suing opioid manufacturers. Maybe this will convince them to change their ways.

Dangers Facing Students Who Use ‘Study Drugs’

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Many college students are using “study drugs” that can be dangerous, addictive, illegal and even fatal. Learn more about this disturbing trend.

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