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2012-08-23 02:25:48

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 23, 2012 /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 dosing of the first patient in the third of three planned Phase 3 studies for ARX-01, the Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System, its novel sublingual patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) system. This third ARX-01 Phase 3 study is a...

2012-08-17 06:08:59

Overdose has surpassed car accidents as leading cause of death in Rhode Island, Connecticut A Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that the use of electronic prescription drug monitoring programs (PMPs) may have a significant impact on the demand for drug treatment programs and how prescribers detect and respond to abuse of painkillers. The study by Traci C. Green, Ph.D., MSc, research scientist in Rhode Island Hospital's department of general internal medicine, is published online...

Serious Illness And Death Found In Children Who Were Given Codeine
2012-08-16 13:12:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently stated that a few children who were given codeine, a pain reliever, after surgery may have developed serious breathing problems that lead to death. The FDA first learned about the issue from perusing articles in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2009 as well as the journal Pediatrics in 2012. According to My Health News Daily, the FDA stated that it would begin reviewing...

2012-08-09 06:26:48

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Prescription Solutions (IPS), one of the country's fastest growing Prescription Benefit Management providers, announced the appointment of Dr. Avrom Gart, M.D. as Medical Director and head of its Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee. Dr. Gart oversees Physicians and Surgeons Network, a URAC accredited Physician Review Organization (PRO) consisting of more than 100 physician reviewers and the IPS P&T Committee....

2012-08-01 23:02:31

Penn researcher calls for additional strategies to properly weigh benefits, risks of prescribing painkillers A new risk management plan from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help clinicians properly prescribe drugs with addiction potential aims to help reduce the growing epidemic of opioid abuse in the United States. With deaths associated with these drugs, often sold illegally, now reaching toward 14,000 each year — including the fatal shootings of two Philadelphia teenagers...

2012-08-01 02:28:56

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA), a leading hemp industry innovator, is pleased to provide an update on the efforts of Canipa Holdings in regards to European Union marketing approvals for MJNA Portfolio Products including the Dixie X Brand and CanChew gum. Approval Process Canipa Holdings is currently working with European Health Authorities and their Governmental counterparts to obtain marketing approvals for the Dixie X and CanChew gum...

2012-08-01 02:26:59

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Australian drug delivery technology company Phosphagenics Limited (ASX: POH, OTCQX: PPGNY) has appointed US pharmaceutical consulting company, Neura Group LLC, the consulting unit of the pain specialty company, Neura Therapeutik LLC, to provide strategic commercial and development advice for its TPM/oxycodone patch development program. The pain specialty company, established by former Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and King...

2012-07-30 23:00:48

Addiction medicine expert Dr. A.R. Mohammad seeing spike in heroin abuse on the heels of Oxycontin formula modification Malibu, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, a drug rehab center near Los Angeles, recognized by many as one of the top drug and alcohol rehab treatment centers in California, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he and his team...

Group Asks FDA To Change Painkiller Labels
2012-07-26 07:34:01

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A group of clinicians, researchers, and health officials recently submitted a petition requesting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate labels on opioid painkillers in an effort to stop abuse of the drugs. In the petition, the authors describe how opioid labels are overly broad and simply state “moderate to severe pain.” “These overly broad indications imply a determination by FDA that they...

2012-07-25 02:29:33

RICHMOND, Va., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the launch of an initiative through Turn To Help(®) to increase public awareness of opioid dependence, and to provide much needed resources to people living with this chronic medical condition. Opioid dependence from prescription painkillers and heroin is a disease with many faces -- from those who are ready to tackle their problem but are too ashamed to reach out to those around them; to...