Dr. Barry Dworkin
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Category: Generic Drugs
May 15, 2019
Tramadol is not a “safer” opioid.
April 26, 2019
Providing a safe prescribed and monitored source of opioids can help reduce the risk of drug overdoses by reducing the need to seek street-available drugs. It has the potential to add some normalcy into a life.
April 22, 2019
Smoking cessation requires a multi-pronged approach including the use of adequate nicotine replacement.
April 10, 2019
Melatonin use generally safe but some people are exceeding recommended dose. It can help for jet lag but little evidence that it helps for other sleep disorders/problems.
March 27, 2019
Life-threatening emergencies like heart attack or stroke get immediate care as they should. Why are people suffering from drug addiction who are at high risk of harm or death treated differently with limited resources to save their lives?
March 25, 2019
Cannabis marketing mimics tactics once used to promote Oxycontin.
March 19, 2019
Aspirin is not recommended to prevent heart attack for people who have never had one. The risks and harms exceeds the benefit in this case.
March 11, 2019
Health Canada issues recall over contaminated blood pressure medication.
February 20, 2019
No place for opioid-based cough suppressants for children and adolescents
December 21, 2018
More talk but little action it seems on providing appropriate service for people suffering from opioid addiction.