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Opioid Addiction and Overdose

Opioid use, abuse, and associated deaths have skyrocketed in the United States over the past decade. Since 1999, the number of opioid-related deaths has quadrupled

Opioid Addiction and Overdose


Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times

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FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Against Approving Abuse-Deterrent Pain Med

The FDA voted against recommendign oxycodone extended-release capsules (REMOXY ER, Pain Therapeutics) for approval for the management of pain severe enough to require long-term, around-the-clock opioid treatment, during a joint meeting of the agency’s Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee (AADPAC), and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSARM).

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Against Approving Abuse-Deterrent Pain Med


Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times