Prescriptions

  • FDA requests removal of Opana ER for risks related to abuse

    … by Karl Voigt Patients who are taking the pain medication Opana are now facing its manufacturer’s withdrawal of the medication from the market. Earler this year, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded that Opana ER “exposes patients and other users to the risks of opioid addiction, abuse, and misuse, which can lead to overdose…

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  • Are New Abuse-Deterrent Opioids Working? Not Yet. . .

    … in the United States die from an overdose of prescription painkillers. More than 219 million prescriptions for opioid painkillers were written in 2014, totaling $8.85 billion in sales. IMS Health In 2013, drug overdoses were the leading cause of injury death. They killed more people ages 25 to 64 than car crashes, and more than half of those deaths…

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