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Posts tagged Prescriptions

March 3, 2017

 

As Opioid Prescriptions Fell, Deaths Involving Heroin Rose

A new study has found that restricting opioid prescriptions may have an unintended side effect: more overdose deaths involving heroin and fentanyl.

February 8, 2017

 

Committee Approves Bill Aimed At Limiting Opioid Prescriptions

The proposal would apply to first time adult patients and children and would also allow people to only have a portion of their prescription filled.

December 14, 2015

 

GOP Legislator Wants Sudafed Prescription Bill Alternative

Sen. Randy Head wants to put pseudoephedrine products behind the counter and require pharmacists to question customers before selling them the drugs.

January 8, 2014

 

ACLU Sues Over Drug Testing For Painkiller Patients

The ACLU of Indiana is suing the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana over new rules that require patients who are prescribed painkillers to be drug tested.

September 27, 2010

 

Prescription Drug Abuse on the Rise

Police say prescription drug abuse in Indiana is increasing. The State Police Post held an unused prescription collection Saturday.

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