PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Karen in Prescription drugs
April 5, 2017

Loading Our Senior Citizens Up with Pills… That May End Up on the Illicit Market

If you look closely, there are plenty of signs that senior citizens may simply be loaded up with pills rather than receiving the right care to heal their injuries or ailments. In some cases, this has put so many pills in the hands of the elderly that they take to selling them just to make ends meet.…

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Karen in Prescription drugs
October 13, 2016

DEA Intervenes to Reduce Number of Painkillers in Circulation

In early October 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration released an order to pharmaceutical manufacturers to reduce the number of controlled prescription drugs that could be made in 2017. While this action is designed to reduce the number of pills on the market and being abused, there’s no guarantee that those in pain may suffer in the transition.

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