Lorazepam

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Name: Lorazepam
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Effectiveness of medications for treating epileptic seizures in children examined -- ScienceDaily

Although some studies have suggested that the drug lorazepam may be more effective or safer than the drug diazepam in treating a type of epileptic seizures among children, a randomized trial finds that lorazepam is not better at stopping seizures compared ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Seizures, Lorazepam, Valium
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

New ‘drug driving’ law poses major fleet challenge

EXPERT: Matt Reynolds, Just Motor LawA new law being introduced this summer will mean greater scrutiny of fleet businesses to check what steps they are taking to discourage drug offences by their drivers.So, employers who do not wish to land in court ... [Published FLEETPOINT - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study: MedlinePlus

(HealthDay News) -- Researchers comparing two drugs used to treat epileptic seizures in children -- lorazepam (Ativan) and diazepam (Valium) -- found no difference between them in safety or effectiveness. Although previous studies gave the edge to Ativan, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Valium, Seizures, ativan
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Stricter controls needed for drug use in nursing homes

An astonishing Ontario Health Ministry report reveals the extent of prescription drug use in nursing homes and it’s not a pretty picture.Inspired by a Toronto Star investigation, the report suggests thousands of residents are being given mixtures of sedatives ... [Published Collingwood Connection - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

LORAZEPAM Tablet [REMEDYREPACK INC. ]

Entities: Lorazepam
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest and Kidnapping Allegations

Roger Landon Slaton is charged with multiple drug charges. WALHALLA, S.C. -Oconee deputies say they responded to a report of a suspicious person after 5 a.m. on Friday near Fair Play on South Highway 11.When they got there they met a woman who says she ... [Published WSPA - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

NEW: Local Defense Attorney Arrested Anew

The Harrisonburg Police Department charged Walter Green IV, 61, of Harrisonburg, was charged with felony possession of oxycodone, felony possession of Percocet and misdemeanor possession of lorazepam.HARRISONBURG — A lawyer who previously faced a prescription ... [Published Daily News-Record - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Nursing home residents on powerful mix of drugs

Thousands of seniors in Ontario nursing homes are on a powerful mix of antipsychotics and sedatives, according to a new provincial Health Ministry report.The report, commissioned by the ministry and co-authored by a leading doctor and scientist, sheds ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Police logs: April 18, 2014

Gregory W. Frasure, Jr., 24, of Norwich, was charged Wednesday with reckless driving and driving after denial, suspension/revocation of license.Michelle L. Burdick, 48, no permanent address, Westerly, was charged Wednesday with willful trespass and on ... [Published Westerly Sun - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Blotter for April 18

ASSAULT-FAMILY VIOLENCEHARLINGEN — A Harlingen man was arrested at the police station where his common-law wife was reporting he had struck her, according to a police press release.A woman came to the police station about 8:05 p.m. on April 15 to report ... [Published Valley Morning Star - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Final arguments heard in deadly drunk driving trial

Family and friends of a 23-year-old woman killed by an impaired driver in 2011 were in a Barrie courtroom on Thursday as lawyers made their final arguments.Christopher Dubreuil may not remember getting behind the wheel impaired and colliding head-on with ... [Published CTV News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Police Logs, April 15, 2014

Thomas A. Goode, 32, of South Kingstown, was charged on two counts of felony possession of drugs, Suboxone and Lorazepam. He was also charged with possession of marijuana, 1 ounce or less.Shane M. Keener, 18, of 65 High St., Apt. 2, Westerly, was charged ... [Published Westerly Sun - Apr 16 2014]

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...James Chamberlain, lead researcher for the new study, gave several reasons why Valium might be as good or better. "Unexpectedly, Ativan is not superior to Valium for treating pediatric seizures. It's been dogma in..."
The authors write that the study results have important implications for both outside the hospital and emergency department care. "Diazepam can be stored without refrigeration and thus has been used as the treatment of choice in many prehospital systems. The results of this study do not support the superiority of lorazepam over diazepam as a first-line agent for pediatric status epilepticus."
"We all have loved ones in long-term-care homes, and we all want nothing but the best possible care for them," Matthews said. "I take very seriously my responsibility to ensure long-term-care residents get the care they deserve."
"He's already got alcohol and Lorazepam in his system. He's driving at a high rate of speed -- and he's got his head down to look at the phone" said Crown attorney Kristine Staats

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Effectiveness of medications for treating epile... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
New ‘drug driving’ law poses major fleet challenge [Published FLEETPOINT - 2 hours ago]
Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizu... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
Effectiveness of medications for treating epile... [Published Big News Network - 7 hours ago]
Lorazepam no better than diazepam for child sei... [Published OnMedicanet - 7 hours ago]
Doctors Try New Approach to Reducing Cases of H... [Published NJ Spotlight - 7 hours ago]
Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizu... [Published Big News Network - 8 hours ago]
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Benzos Equal for Kids With Status Epilepticus (... [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - 21 hours ago]
Lorazepam vs Diazepam for Pediatric Status Epil... [Published Journal of the American Medical Association - 21 hours ago]
Study examines effectiveness of medications for... [Published Medical Xpress - 22 hours ago]
Stricter controls needed for drug use in nursin... [Published Collingwood Connection - Apr 22 2014]
LORAZEPAM Tablet [REMEDYREPACK INC. ] [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Apr 21 2014]
Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest an... [Published WSPA - Apr 21 2014]
NEW: Local Defense Attorney Arrested Anew [Published Daily News-Record - Apr 21 2014]
Nursing home residents on powerful mix of drugs [Published Waterloo Region Record - Apr 21 2014]
Antipsychotic drugs prescribed to seniors at al... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 21 2014]
LORAZEPAM Tablet [Aphena Pharma Solutions - Ten... [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Apr 20 2014]
LORAZEPAM Tablet [Lake Erie Medical DBA Quality... [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Apr 20 2014]
Police logs: April 18, 2014 [Published Westerly Sun - Apr 18 2014]
Actavis promethazine with codeine purple cough ... [Published HealthBoards - Apr 18 2014]
Blotter for April 18 [Published Valley Morning Star - Apr 18 2014]
Final arguments heard in deadly drunk driving t... [Published CTV News - Apr 18 2014]
Man who has pleaded guilty in impaired driving ... [Published Innisfil Examiner - Apr 18 2014]
Police Logs, April 15, 2014 [Published Westerly Sun - Apr 16 2014]
LORAZEPAM Tablet [Aphena Pharma Solutions - Ten... [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Apr 15 2014]
LORAZEPAM Tablet [Lake Erie Medical DBA Quality... [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Apr 14 2014]
Review of noncytotoxic drug extravasation [Published IVTEAM - Apr 13 2014]
Star obtains list of red-flagged drugs [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 12 2014]
Engman convicted of two counts of selling drugs [Published Morrison County Record - Apr 11 2014]
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