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Ex-hospice supervisor pleads guilty in $60M fraud scheme

WTHR - 15 Jun 2018
Love's admission also includes text messages between her and another nurse. In the messages, Love ordered the nurse to turn off a patient's oxygen, increase Ativan and morphine and roll the patient onto their left side. Love texted that the technique ...

Benzodiazepines: America's 'Other Prescription Drug Problem'

NPR - 26 Apr 2018
Drew was in his early 30s. His medical history included alcohol abuse, but he had been sober for several months when he became my patient. His previous doctor had given him a prescription for Ativan, or lorazepam, which is frequently used to allay ...

Are drugs needed to help stage fright?

Youngstown Vindicator - 31 May 2018
An anti-anxiety drug (benzodiazepines) such as alprazolam (Xanax), diazepam (Valium) or lorazepam (Ativan) can take the edge off. But they, too, have side effects. Some people find them too sedating. Others can't perform at their peak. Nondrug ...

Ativan: What You Need to Know About Chris Cornell's Anxiety Pills - 22 May 2017
According to Vicky, Cornell may have taken more than his recommended dosage of Ativan, a medication used to ease symptoms of anxiety. During one of their last phone conversations, Cornell seemed "different" and was "slurring his words," according to ...

Cannabis has officially arrived in the realm of luxury wellness

Quartz - 11 Jun 2018
The panelists also discussed the very serious medical benefits of cannabis for children who suffer from seizures and people dependent on prescription drugs with major side effects. “We have patients who are addicted to Ambien, or addicted to Ativan ...

Lawsuit: Medical samples taken from woman against her will

Roanoke Times - 13 Jun 2018
The woman was given Zyprexa, Benadryl and Ativan prior to medical staff holding her arm and taking a blood sample “against her will,” the lawsuit states. The woman was then given ketamine, described by medical texts as a hypnotic sedative producing a ...

Dad arrested after 2-year-old overdoses on Ativan

Lexington Herald Leader - 26 Aug 2017
A London man was arrested after his 2-year-old daughter overdosed on an anxiety medication Friday afternoon. The Laurel County sheriff's office said the toddler managed to get and take about 18 Ativan pills while being cared for by her father, Joshua ...

A Quiet Drug Problem Among the Elderly

New York Times - 17 Mar 2018
And then two.” Her doctor kept increasing the dosage and added Ativan to the mix. Now 67, with her health and stamina in decline, Ms. Falstein has been diligently working to wean herself from both medications, part of the class called benzodiazepines ...

A guy in trouble

Marietta Times - 09 Jan 2018
He was 26 years old, killed, his mother thought, by an unintentional overdose of Ativan, an antidepressant. He was less than half a mile from medical help that might have saved his life, and his mother wants to make sure that anyone who doesn't know ...

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