Man Presents Fake Oxycodone Prescription At Bardonia Pharmacy, Police Say – Clarkstown…

ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. – A 60-year-old man was arrested in Rockland County over the weekend after attempting to illegally purchase prescription painkillers from a CVS location in Bardonia.

At approximately 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, police from Clarkstown were dispatched to the CVS in Bardonia when the on-duty pharmacist reported a possible incident of fraud.

According to police, Newark resident Sherman Winston (more…)

Drug Addiction 2017: Weight Loss Drug Lorcaserin Effective In … – International Business…

The prescription weight-loss medication lorcaserin helps to decrease opiate addiction, researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston say.

UTMB scientist Kathryn Cunningham, director of the Center for Addiction Research and a professor in the department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, conducted a preclinical study and found lorcaserin can reduce the cravings for the opioid oxycodone.

“The effectiveness of lorcaserin in reducing (more…)

Drug Addiction 2017: Weight Loss Drug Lorcaserin Effective In Curbing Oxycodone Cravings -…

The prescription weight-loss medication lorcaserin helps to decrease opiate addiction, researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston say.

UTMB scientist Kathryn Cunningham, director of the Center for Addiction Research and a professor in the department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, conducted a preclinical study and found lorcaserin can reduce the cravings for the opioid oxycodone.

“The effectiveness of lorcaserin in reducing (more…)