Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Drug Safety Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Drug Safety from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar Study finds the drug may be riskier than expected Mon, 8 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports New medicine might help those who can't tolerate commonly used statins Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do Thu, 2 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say Fri, 4 Jul 2014 08:30:00 -0400