Dr. Barry Dworkin
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Category: Generic Drugs
July 2, 2019
“Does cannabis actually kill brain cells?” is not the question I would ask.
June 24, 2019
ASA is not recommended for primary prevention of heart disease according to new evidenced-based guidelines
June 12, 2019
Wednesday House Call, June 12, 2019: Pharmacare: Be prepared for the law of unintended consequences and subsequent cost overruns
June 12, 2019
There is no evidence from this study to suggest that antidepressants can triple the risk of people developing dementia.
May 31, 2019
The number of hospitalizations for alcohol and other drugs have overtaken those for heart attacks and stroke. Mental health issues are a significant contributing factor and needs to be addressed.
May 15, 2019
Tramadol is not a “safer” opioid.
April 26, 2019
Providing a safe prescribed and monitored source of opioids can help reduce the risk of drug overdoses by reducing the need to seek street-available drugs. It has the potential to add some normalcy into a life.
April 22, 2019
Smoking cessation requires a multi-pronged approach including the use of adequate nicotine replacement.
April 10, 2019
Melatonin use generally safe but some people are exceeding recommended dose. It can help for jet lag but little evidence that it helps for other sleep disorders/problems.
March 27, 2019
Life-threatening emergencies like heart attack or stroke get immediate care as they should. Why are people suffering from drug addiction who are at high risk of harm or death treated differently with limited resources to save their lives?