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Pain Killer

Newly reissued in 2013, revised and updated. The epic tale of OxyContin and the painkiller boom that has changed medicine and American society. When it was released, the legal narcotic OxyContin was seen as a pharmaceutical dream, a “wonder” drug that heralded a sea of change in pain treatment and generated big profits for its… Read More »

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: A SILENT KILLER

By Dr.Vishwanath Siddini More than 5% of the adult population have some form of kidney damage and every year millions die prematurely due to heart disease linked to chronic kidney disease (CKD). Common causes of chronic kidney diseases include inflammatory diseases of the kidney, infections, obstruction in the urinary tract and genetic diseases like polycystic… Read More »

Pain Killer Addiction – Facts To Help You Find Help Fast

Although detoxification is not a treatment for pain killer addiction, it can help relieve withdrawal symptoms while the patient adjusts to being free of pain killers or other prescription drugs. An opioid-dependent pain patient has improved function with the use of the drug while an opioid-addicted patient does not have improvement. Common side effects and… Read More »