Every year, new drugs are studied and approved for the market by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These drugs vary in type and dosage, treating different symptoms and ailments. From drugs used to treat those with HIV to others that help the fight against Type-2 Diabetes and heart disease, advances in science allow for doctors to introduce new ways to help their patients treat illness. However, there are also illicit drugs that are gaining popularity and need to be watched in order to reduce abuse.
The Newest Drugs on the Market and Their Uses
The newest drug approved for use by the FDA is Vizamyl, which is an injection that is a radioactive diagnostic drug that assists doctors with PET imaging of the brain in adults being evaluated for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Adempas, another new drug on the market, helps treat adults with two forms of pulmonary hypertension. In all, there are a handful of new drugs that were approved by the FDA in 2013 that are not well known.
Illegal Drugs Gaining in Popularity Among Users
Bath salts, Krokodil and N-Bomb are just a few illegal drugs that are being used by adults and teens nationwide. These drugs contain many more synthetic chemicals than their relative drugs such as heroin and LSD, which makes them even more dangerous and deadly. Learning about the effects of these drugs and how to use prescription drugs properly will help keep you and your children safe.
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