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2013-05-16 23:32:10

Last month, Montreal police seized 10,000 pills of Desmethyl Fentanyl, a drug 40 times more powerful than heroin. Recovery Associates, a Christian Drug Rehab Center, discusses the potentially deadly consequences this new drug could have and how they plan to treat those struggling with it. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Simply put, addiction is a “disease of more.” Addicts look for a faster, stronger, more powerful high. Prescription drug abuse has been a growing...

2013-05-10 08:24:40

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced that Pfizer has provided an update on Remoxy as part of their Form 10-Q filing. Pfizer's disclosure is as follows: "In 2005, King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (King) entered into an agreement with Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (PT) to develop and commercialize Remoxy. In August 2008, the FDA accepted the NDA for Remoxy that had been submitted by King and PT. In December 2008, the FDA issued a "complete...

2013-05-08 16:28:10

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), ("AcelRx"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. "We continue to make progress in clinical development of our product candidates. We presented additional data at the recent American Society of Regional...

2013-05-07 08:30:12

RALEIGH, N.C., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Health Care Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time (8:00 p.m. Eastern Time), at the Encore at Wynn in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/CL49801LOGO ) Dr. Sirgo will...

2013-05-02 16:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today financial results for the first quarter of 2013. Total revenues were $4.2 million and net loss was $5.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2013. For comparison, total GAAP revenue was $41.2 million and net income was $30.8 million for the three months ended March 31, 2012. The revenue for the first quarter of 2012 included the accelerated recognition of $35.4 million in deferred...

2013-05-02 08:37:27

- Additional Phase 3 analysis show significantly faster reduction in pain and fewer patients with oxygen desaturation events for Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System than IV PCA with morphine - REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), ("AcelRx"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today reported additional...

2013-04-29 08:26:45

RALEIGH, N.C., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced the appointment of Thomas W. D'Alonzo to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. D'Alonzo previously served on the BDSI Board of Directors from August 2006 through June 2008. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/CL49801LOGO) "We are very pleased to once again have Tom D'Alonzo as a member of our Board of Directors," said Dr. Frank E. O'Donnell, Jr., Executive Chairman...

2013-04-26 12:27:31

Actavis acknowledges infringement of Purdue patents and acquires license from Purdue to sell generic versions of reformulated OxyContin starting as early as 2014 STAMFORD, Conn., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. and Actavis, Inc. announced today that the companies have agreed to resolve the patent infringement lawsuits between them now pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York concerning certain Purdue patents, including...

2013-04-24 08:29:26

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with DURECT Corporation's (Nasdaq: DRRX) first quarter 2013 financial results press release, you are invited to listen to the conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time (1:30 pm Pacific Time). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020717/DRRXLOGO) A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing DURECT's homepage at...

2013-04-24 08:29:02

- Patients in the 30 mcg sufentanil NanoTab treatment group experienced significantly greater reduction in pain as measured by SPID-12 vs. placebo - REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced top-line results demonstrating that a placebo-controlled,...