Posts Tagged ‘Canadian Medical Association Journal’

  • Drug Monitoring Database Significantly Reduced Inappropriate Prescriptions

    A prescription drug monitoring program in Canada dramatically reduced the number of inappropriate prescriptions for opioid painkillers and anti-anxiety drugs, according to a new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The study found that PharmaNet, a prescription monitoring system…

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  • Acetaminophen Overdoses Called “Serious Public Health Threat”

    Two new studies point to the danger of taking too much acetaminophen, a widely used over-the-counter pain reliever. Both studies conclude that improved labeling and education are needed to prevent acetaminophen overdoses, which one researcher calls a “serious public health…

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