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More People Landing in ER After Abusing Muscle Relaxant

(11/8/2011)

HealthDay News
By Alan Mozes
November 3, 2011

The number of people winding up in the emergency room because of the misuse or abuse of the prescription muscle relaxant carisoprodol has more than doubled, a new federal report warns. Between 2004 and 2009, such visits went from 15,830 to 31,763, investigators from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) found.

Read the full HealthDay News Article: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/pain/articles/2011/11/03/more-people-landing-in-the-er-after-abusing-muscle-relaxant-report


Keywords: people, landing, ER, abusing, muscle relaxant



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