Continuing The Fight Against Opioids

 

In 2015, 15,000 people were reported to have lost their lives due to prescription opioids overdose.

⇰ A PETITION HAS BEEN FILED TO BAN DAILY-DOSE PRESCRIPTIONS THAT ARE ABOVE 90 MILLIGRAMS OF MORPHINE

⇰ THE CDC REPORTED THAT HIGH-LEVEL DOSES DO NOT IMPROVE PAIN CONTROL OR THE ABILITY TO FUNCTION

⇰ OPANA ER HAS BEEN PULLED FROM THE MARKET THIS PAST JULY AFTER AN HIV AND HEPATITIS C OUTBREAK. 

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President Trump is now declaring that opioid abuse is a national epidemic. There will be a ton of fall out around the decisions made on how to fix this problem, but hopefully we can arrive at better and more holistic treatment options. Remember, TMS Therapy is a proven and more effective alternative to pharmaceuticals! 

(EVEN THOUGH IT IS STILL ONLY FDA APPROVED FOR MDD)

 

Sources: 

Ban high-dose opioid painkillers, groups urge FDA. (2017, August 31). Retrieved September 13, 2017, from https://www.today.com/health/groups-urge-fda-ban-high-dose-opioid-painkillers-t115800

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John-Paul Furey