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AcelRX’s potent opioid tablets set to win FDA backing for pain relief

AcelRX’s potent opioid tablets set to win FDA backing for pain relief

This time the application included a Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategy (REMS), stating that the drug must be administered by a trained healthcare professional to avoid substance abuse and accidental exposures. ... resistant. The drug is a new

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  • Endo faces industry-first FDA call to pull its opioid painkiller Endo faces industry-first FDA call to pull its opioid painkiller

    This action will protect the public from further potential abuse of this product, ”she added. ... Previously Purdue Pharma’s opioid painkiller Oxycontin was removed from the market when an abuse-resistant form became available, but the privately-held

  • FDA panel backs Pfizer and Teva abuse-resistant painkillers FDA panel backs Pfizer and Teva abuse-resistant painkillers

    FDA panel backs Pfizer and Teva abuse-resistant painkillers. Recommends long-acting opioid analgesics Troxyca ER and Vantrela ER for approval. ... The two products are aimed at a market estimated to be worth around $2.5bn with several abuse-resistant

  • Purdue gets FDA nod for abuse-deterrent painkiller Purdue gets FDA nod for abuse-deterrent painkiller

    Purdue gets FDA nod for abuse-deterrent painkiller. Around 105 people per day die from a drug overdose in the US. ... Zogenix filed for approval of a line extension based on an abuse-resistant formulation in September, and recently signed a $10m

  • Acura must provide FDA more info on pain drug Acura must provide FDA more info on pain drug

    Acura must provide FDA more info on pain drug. Regulator questions abuse-resistant ability of Aversion. ... Acura is a company that specialises in developing medicines that deter or resists abuse and misuse.

  • Teva expects big things from improved drug programme Teva expects big things from improved drug programme

    The first will be new opioid products for pain relief formulated with abuse-resistant properties - Teva has four of these in its pipeline - while the company is also developing new depot

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  • The threat of antimicrobial resistance The threat of antimicrobial resistance

    News of rising resistant infections and the abuse of colistin in farming shows why we need to redouble our efforts to find new ways to treat drug-resistant infections. ... Microbes will continue to evolve to become resistant to new treatments in time, so

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  • Elite Pharma names Actavis VP as CEO Elite Pharma names Actavis VP as CEO

    to drive operational excellence and growth as we advance the development of products utilising our proprietary abuse resistant technology,” said Elite's chairman Jerry Treppel. “

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