Medical Marijuana in the Management of Multiple Sclerosis-Related Spasticity and Pain

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Student Hashing Out the Evidence in Multiple Sclerosis  Today’s article is a continuation of our series examining the current evidence behind medical marijuana in the management of various medical conditions. So far, we have discussed its use in chronic pain, cancer, and ADHD. The focus of today’s article is the safety…

Fighting Fire with Fire – Opioid Replacement Therapy for Treating Opioid Addiction

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate   The Battle with Addiction Amidst the ongoing opioid crisis, which began shortly after the discontinuation of OxyContin® by Purdue Pharma L.L.P. and leading to the rise in fentanyl, many individuals in the aftermath are struggling with opioid addiction. As we’ve talked about before, addiction is complex and involves many…

The Codeine Controversy – How Safe and Effective is Tylenol® #1 Compared to Other Over-The-Counter Products?

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate A Painful Dilemma Are you experiencing pain that just won’t go away despite taking medications like Tylenol® or Advil®? Perhaps a headache, migraine, swollen joint, or an aching muscle is keeping you up at night, or preventing you from participating in your daily activities.  You may be thinking about using…