Tag: Drug Abuse and Traffic

FDA Panel Rejects Use of MDMA for Treatment of PTSD

An independent group of experts expressed concerns that the data from clinical trials did not outweigh risks for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.

FDA Panel Weights MDMA Therapy for PTSD

An independent group of experts is meeting Tuesday to consider whether to allow use of this illegal drug, also known as Ecstasy, to treat PTSD.

FDA Reviews MDMA Therapy for PTSD, Citing Health Risks and Study Flaws

The agency’s staff analysis suggests that approval of the illegal drug known as Ecstasy for treatment of PTSD is far from certain, with advisers meeting next week to consider the proposed therapy.

Overdose Deaths Dropped in U.S. in 2023 for First Time in Five Years

Preliminary numbers show a nearly 4 percent decrease in deaths from opioids, largely fentanyl, but a rise in deaths from meth and cocaine.