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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

Previously Purdue Pharma’s opioid painkiller Oxycontin was removed from the market when an abuse-resistant form became available, but the privately-held pharmaceutical company removed the drug from the market

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

    Purdue already sells an abuse-deterrent product version of its OxyContin (oxycodone) product, and earlier this year got approval in the US for another around-the-clock opioid painkiller, Targiniq ER,

  • FDA approves pain drug that has reduced risk of abuse FDA approves pain drug that has reduced risk of abuse

    The pain relieving effects in Targiniq ER come from oxycodone – the active ingredient in Purdue's existing OxyContin - although the new product also contain naloxone, which reverses the effects of opioid ... The availability of the abuse-deterrent

  • A will of iron A will of iron

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  • FDA bars generic version of Purdue’s painkiller OxyContin FDA bars generic version of Purdue’s painkiller OxyContin

    FDA bars generic version of Purdue’ s painkiller OxyContin. New abuse-deterrent formulation means original version no longer has positive benefit-to-risk profile. ... US regulators have banned generic versions of Purdue Pharma's painkiller OxyContin

  • Opioid analgesics

    OxyContin could be considered as Purdue Pharma's 'phoenix'. It is a reformulation of controlled-release oxycodone that has less potential for abuse. ... Nevertheless, the confidence that the reformulated OxyContin has remedied these problems appears to

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  • "Legal highs" ruling leaves illegal labs laughing

    Our agency was responsible for the EU launch of OxyContin and the first sublingual formulation of fentanyl, a powerful opioid that is abused by many drug addicts. ... So we are acutely aware of the devastation caused by the opioid epidemic in the US, and

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