1. Don't suddenly stop taking a prescribed opioid, FDA warns  Medical Xpress
  2. FDA issues safety announcement on serious withdrawal symptoms reported with opioids  WZTV
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(HealthDay)—Because of the danger of "serious harm" to patients, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising doctors not to suddenly stop patients from taking opioid painkillers, or drastically ...

Don't suddenly stop taking a prescribed opioid, FDA warns

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety announcement after receiving reports patients addicted to opioid pain medications are having serious withdrawal symptoms -including suicide- when taken off the medications or doses are rapidly decreased.The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety announcement after receiving reports patients addicted to opioid pain medications are having serious withdrawal symptoms -including suicide- when taken off the medications or doses are rapidly decreased.

FDA issues safety announcement on serious withdrawal symptoms reported with opioids | WZTV

An unusual report in the medical journal JAMA says they knew the drug was being prescribed to ineligible people but did little.An unusual report in the medical journal JAMA says they knew the drug was being prescribed to ineligible people but did little.

FDA, drug companies, doctors mishandled use of powerful fentanyl painkiller - The Washington Post

Some of the "illegitimate" products were discovered at three Rite Aid pharmacies in Michigan.Some of the "illegitimate" products were discovered at three Rite Aid pharmacies in Michigan.