ASA provides tips to help parents protect kids from over-the-counter drug abuse In recent years.
Consuming large amounts of medications containing DXM can have a variety of serious and incredibly dangerous unwanted effects on a child’s short – and long-term health, which range from hallucinations to loss of motor control, and death even, said Michael H. Entrup, M.D., ASA member and ASA Director for the Massachusetts Society of Anesthesiologists. As summer months swings into high gear and many kids are home from school, it’s specifically important for parents to understand what their children are doing through the break.‘The acquisition of AqueSys and its XEN45 program builds onAllergan'sdeep and long-standing dedication to innovation in eyesight care,’ saidBrent Saunders, President and CEO of Allergan. ‘Our eye care team has a strong history of introducing novel remedies for sufferers with glaucoma. The acquisition of the XEN45 device demonstrates our dedication to alternative next-era glaucoma remedies which are appealing to both individuals and doctors and extend beyond regular medication eyedrops.’ The acquisition of AqueSys adds XEN45, a soft shunt that’s implanted in the subconjunctival space in the eye through a minimally invasive process with a single use, pre-loaded proprietary injector.