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Troubling Narcotic Use Found Among Older COPD Patients
Opioids are commonly prescribed to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). But, for seniors with this condition, that may be a problem.
Can Painkillers Keep Men Down?
Opioid painkillers can provide much-needed relief from many painful conditions. But long term use of these medications can increase the chances of having erectile dysfunction in some men.
Meds Often Given Off-Label to Kids
Doctors often have to make choices about medications for children based on information about adults. Research about drugs for children is limited.