Tag - drug-related deaths

The most popular painkiller

Ibuprofen, the grandfather of all non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), was considered so safe that it was made an over-the-counter drug. This class of drugs (Nurofen, Brufen, Motrin, Rufen, Advil, Nuprin, Medipren) is used to treat fever...

ANTIPSYCHOTICS:Killers by any name

We’ve covered the health hazards of ‘atypical’ antipsychotics, including the recent FDA warning that they increase mortality among elderly patients. But a new study has just been published that draws the same conclusion for the older, ‘conventional’...

Serevent

The story so far: Serevent (salmeterol xinafoate) is a beta-agonist inhaler for asthmatics. Deaths were so quickly associated with the drug following its approval that the manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK),

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