‘Medications’ Articles at CRClips.com

The following articles are related to ‘Medications’ at CRClips.com.

Weight Loss Drug Acomplia Causes Psychiatric Problems

Evidence that potential blockbuster weight loss drug Acomplia (rimonabant) causes neurological and psychiatric problems and increases the risk of suicide has led to a unanimous vote against the drug by a US FDA advisory panel. Although rimonabant is already being marketed in 37 countries, it is now unlikely the FDA will approve the weight loss drug, to have been sold in the United States under the name ‘Zimulti’, without more positive data on safety.

Problems With the Daytrana ADHD Patch?

Parents continue to experience problems removing the backing of the new Daytrana patch for ADHD, according to user feedback collected at CounsellingResource.com. Nonetheless, we’ve received three times as many reports of positive overall experiences as reports of negative experiences with Daytrana. Our users have also contributed several suggestions about removing the Daytrana patch adhesive from the skin, and many questions about using the medication. For example, is it OK to cut the patches in half or thirds?

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