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FDA Outlines Plan for New Analgesic Guidance to Combat Opioid Crisis

FDA Outlines Plan for New Analgesic Guidance to Combat Opioid Crisis

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The new plan will break out the current guidance into 4 separate guidances.

Positive Results for Novel Osteoarthritis Pain Treatment in Phase 3 Trial

Positive Results for Novel Osteoarthritis Pain Treatment in Phase 3 Trial

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Change in pain and physical function score from baseline were chosen as the co-primary endpoints.

DEA Proposal Will Significantly Cut Opioid Manufacturing in 2019

DEA Proposal Will Significantly Cut Opioid Manufacturing in 2019

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Last year, the DEA proposed a 20% reduction in the manufacturing of controlled substances for 2018 compared to 2017.

Which Opioids Are More Likely to Induce QT Interval Prolongation?

Which Opioids Are More Likely to Induce QT Interval Prolongation?

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Studies comparing MMT to buprenorphine maintenance treatment (BMT) over 5-years found buprenorphine to be a safer drug for opioid maintenance treatment as it had no significant effect on QT prolongation.

New Device Available for Patients With Episodic Cluster Headache, Migraine

New Device Available for Patients With Episodic Cluster Headache, Migraine

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The Sapphire has a rechargeable and reloadable fill capacity; it can be activated monthly by inputting a unique, prescription-only authorization code, delivered via a radio-frequency identification card that is mailed to the patient.

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