January 3, 2019

The Fentanyl Crisis and What You Need to Know

What is Fentanyl? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine, but is 50 to 100 times more potent. It is a schedule II prescription drug, and it is typically used to treat patients with severe pain, for side effects surrounding aggressive cancer […]

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March 5, 2013

Drug Abuse Is Not Just An Urban Issue

According to KTVQ News in Montana, our nation’s prescription drug abuse epidemic has landed in the state’s rural areas. Dean Chrestenson, a Missoula Police Department prescription drug diversion detective was interviewed for the story and said that, “The most commonly abused prescription drugs are painkillers, but drugs designed to help with depression, anxiety or attention […]

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February 21, 2013

Ohio Pharmacy Students Spread Awareness about Prescription Drug Abuse

The News Record, a newspaper out of Cincinatti, Ohio, reported this month on the efforts of several pharmacy students at the University of Cincinnati to bring awareness of the nation’s prescription drug abuse epidemic to their fellow classmates. The students host a series of multimedia presentations titled  “Preventing Problems with Prescription Drugs,” that not only present […]

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