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Regular use of ibuprofen may increase gastrointestinal bleeding

Regular use of ibuprofen may increase gastrointestinal bleeding

Long-term use of NSAIDs cuts the risk for oral cancer in smokers by half but increases risk of cardiovascular problems

Long-term use of NSAIDs cuts the risk for oral cancer in smokers by half but increases risk of cardiovascular problems

Low-dose aspirin might prevent the cardiovascular damage known to arise from use of the painkiller rofecoxib (Vioxx)

Low-dose aspirin might prevent the cardiovascular damage known to arise from use of the painkiller rofecoxib (Vioxx)

When it comes to pain - mind over matter works

When it comes to pain - mind over matter works

Drug company disputes claim of new study on antidepressant Paxil

Drug company disputes claim of new study on antidepressant Paxil

Alternative to Cox II inhibitors

Alternative to Cox II inhibitors

Vioxx safe enough for Canadian market says health panel

Vioxx safe enough for Canadian market says health panel

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

Canada first country to approve cannabis based painkiller

Canada first country to approve cannabis based painkiller

Colon cancer patients who took aspirin regularly fared better after surgery

Colon cancer patients who took aspirin regularly fared better after surgery

Data from its 43 million Medicare patients to be used to track side effects of drugs

Data from its 43 million Medicare patients to be used to track side effects of drugs

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

Teens get high on painkillers

Teens get high on painkillers

Study predicted cardiovascular risk of Cox-2 inhibitors

Study predicted cardiovascular risk of Cox-2 inhibitors

Bextra withdrawn from market, strong warnings on popular painkillers

Bextra withdrawn from market, strong warnings on popular painkillers

Battle in the Senate over FDA

Battle in the Senate over FDA

Virtual reality games can help alleviate pain in children

Virtual reality games can help alleviate pain in children

Withdrawal of the commonly prescribed painkiller, co-proxamol

Withdrawal of the commonly prescribed painkiller, co-proxamol

New painkiller was discovered in natural form in venomous snails in 1979

New painkiller was discovered in natural form in venomous snails in 1979

Supply problem with the opiate painkiller, diamorphine

Supply problem with the opiate painkiller, diamorphine