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    We list this drug as a Do Not Use drug because it is more likely to cause irregular heartbeat than related drugs.

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  • Injected Naltrexone for Opioid Addiction [hide all summaries]
    (October 2017)
    Hear how drugmaker Alkermes has engaged in a novel but troubling marketing campaign to increase sales of its once-monthly injected version of naltrexone (VIVITROL) for treatment of opioid addiction.
  • Buprenorphine for Opioid Addiction [hide all summaries]
    (February 2017)
    From 2000 to 2014, almost half a million people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. Many of these deaths were fatal opioid overdoses, which have quadrupled in the U.S. since 1999. Learn why buprenorphine now outpaces methadone as a treatment of choice for opioid addiction.
  • Responsible Disposal of Prescription Drugs [hide all summaries]
    (May 2016)
    For various reasons, many prescribed medications go unused. Such leftover medications can pose a hazard to family members, especially young children, and the environment. Find out the best ways to safely dispose of unused prescription medications.
  • Quetiapine (SEROQUEL) Drug Interactions and Heart Trouble [hide all summaries]
    (December 2011)
    Find out about 12 drugs that can interact with widely prescribed quetiapine -- 12 million prescriptions sold in 2010 -- to cause serious, sometimes fatal, heart arrhythmias.
  • Drug Mix-Ups [hide all summaries]
    (June 2011)
    This article lists 355 drugs with names that are often confused with similar-sounding drug names. Find out what you can do to prevent getting the wrong drug.
  • Drug-Induced Cognitive Impairment: Part One [hide all summaries]
    (March 2009)
    The article lists 57 different drugs that can cause dementia if used. This can be even more problematic if more than one of these drugs is being taken. These drugs are only one class of drugs that can cause mental deterioration and next month's issue will discuss additional drugs that can also impair thinking.
  • SSRIs Can Have Dangerous Interactions With Other Drugs [hide all summaries]
    (January 2008)
    More than 70 million prescriptions a year are filled for these popular antidepressants, including Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Luvox, Celexa and Lexapro. This article gives details about more than 60 other widely prescribed prescription drugs that can have harmful interactions if used with these antidepressants. The two different kinds of interactions are also discussed.
  • Another Drug Safety Withdrawal - The Opioid Dependence Drug Levomethadyl (ORLAAM) [hide all summaries]
    (November 2003)
    Ten cases of life-threatening heart rhythm disturbances associated with the use of levomethadyl have been reported to European authorities since July 1, 1997.

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