Category Archive for: ‘Pain Medications’

Medication Overuse Can Make Chronic Headaches Worse

December 6, 2008By Linda DumsFor The Post-Crescent When a headache hits, it’s easy to reach into the medicine cabinet for a pill. But if the occurrences are frequent, sufferers may be experiencing headaches from medication overuse and should see a doctor. “In the long run it’s the right thing to do because suffering headaches you really can’t work at your …

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Alcohol And Medication: A Dangerous Cocktail

By: Lisa ElyThe Johns Hopkins News-Letter10/2/08 My roommate suffers from atrocious allergies. Her immune system is generally shot, which I attribute to the ludicrous amounts of work she does, and she is likely to contract a semi-lethal strain of streptococcus and be down for the count for the next eight weeks if anyone within a radius of seven kilometers sniffles. …

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Cymbalta Eases Back Pain In Study

Mon Aug 25, 2008 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eli Lilly and Co’s Cymbalta depression treatment significantly reduced chronic low back pain in a relatively small clinical trial, the company said on Monday. Data from the 236-patient trial, which lasted 13 weeks and compared the effectiveness of Cymbalta with placebos, were presented at the annual congress of the European Federation of …

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