Ask UNMC – Can I Use Medication After the Expiration Date?


Ask UNMC – Can I use medication after the expiration date? – Dr. Jeff Baldwin discusses the facts and dangers of expired medications.


15 arrested in Fremont oxycodone drug ring

Filed under: Drug Use Nebraska

Gilg said members of the drug ring acquired large amounts of oxycodone by providing false information to physicians, pharmacists, and other medical providers in Nebraska and other states. The maximum penalty is 20 years imprisonment, a $ 1 million fine …
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16 arrested on federal drug charges

Filed under: Drug Use Nebraska

Benjamin V. Desilva, 64, of Cedar Bluffs/Fremont was arrested for conspiracy to deliver morphine. Espinoza was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Missouri, while all the others were arrested in Nebraska. “The abuse of prescription drugs has gone up radically …
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Driving drowsy? It could be your meds. New website can help

Filed under: Drug Use Nebraska

Four out of five senior citizens in Nebraska are taking medications, but a study finds many of them don't understand how the drugs may affect their abilities, especially to drive. Rose White, at AAA-Nebraska, says the motor club is launching a website …
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Adult Accused Of Giving Teens Prescription Drugs

Filed under: Drug Use Nebraska

Charges in Cass County District Court allege the 59-year-old Meadow Grove, Nebraska man provided a controlled substance, a prescription sleep aid, to five teenagers while he was overseeing them on an overnight outing at Platte River State Park. William …
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