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2011-01-25 00:02:25

Study Designed to Evaluate Side Effect and Safety Advantages of MoxDuo IR Compared to Equi-Analgesic Doses of Morphine and of Oxycodone Sydney, Australia and Bedminster, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 24, 2011 QRxPharma Limited (ASX: QRX and OTCQX: QRXPY) announced today initiation of a Phase 3 trial (Study 022) to compare the tolerability and safety profile of MoxDuo IR to equi-analgesic doses of either morphine or oxycodone given alone. Specifically, the study compares the incidence level of...

2011-01-18 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX) today announced the launch of OFIRMEV(TM) (acetaminophen) injection, the first and only intravenous (IV) formulation of acetaminophen to be approved in the United States. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved OFIRMEV in November 2010 for the management of mild to moderate pain, the management of moderate to severe pain with adjunctive opioid analgesics, and the reduction of fever. OFIRMEV...

2011-01-18 00:00:39

Fake cocaine and fake meth laced in bath salts, the newest boutique chemical substance, is being sold legally on the internet and in convenience stores, gas stations, truck stops and head shops in most states. Willingway Hospital, a drug and alcohol treatment hospital, advises that It is being used for a narcotic effect and often sends users to emergency rooms. Statesboro, GA (PRWEB) January 17, 2011 "” Some bath salts "“ with names like Ocean Burst and Ivory Wave "“...

2011-01-13 16:06:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new formulation of Acetadote® (acetylcysteine) Injection, the Company's product used to treat acetaminophen poisoning. The proprietary new formulation, which does not contain Ethylene diamine tetracetic acid or any other stabilization and chelating agents and is free of...

2011-01-04 00:00:37

Recent graduate of drug rehab program relays her experience with methadone and how drug-free treatment saved her life. Oklahoma (PRWEB) January 3, 2011 Methadone was developed as a substitute treatment, used by those struggling with heroin addiction. The theory is that one will substitute the methadone for their heroin addiction, reducing withdrawal symptoms, and then they will be weaned off of the methadone. Unfortunately, theories do not always display the outcome. One Narconon...

2010-12-20 06:00:00

BRISTOL, Tenn. and PALATINE, Ill., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- King Pharmaceuticals®, Inc. (NYSE: KG) and Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACUR) today announced that King has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) for ACUROX® (oxycodone HCl) Tablets to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including a request for priority review classification. ACUROX® is an immediate release tablet containing oxycodone HCl...

2010-12-10 15:39:09

Babies born to mothers who received buprenorphine required significantly less treatment for drug dependence Using buprenorphine instead of methadone "” the current standard of care "” to treat opioid-dependent pregnant women may result in healthier babies, suggests new findings from an international team led by Johns Hopkins researchers and published in the Dec. 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Babies born to mothers taking buprenorphine instead of methadone to...

2010-12-09 18:40:40

Babies born into the world addicted to drugs because of their mother's dependence on pain medication, or opioids, may be weaned off the substance more comfortably, with a shorter hospital stay and at a reduced cost, if the mother receives a new treatment option during pregnancy. A New England Journal of Medicine study published Dec. 9, co-authored by Vanderbilt's Peter Martin, M.D., director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry, found that the newer buprenorphine is at least as good for...

2010-12-08 06:40:00

PISGAH FOREST, N.C., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pisgah Labs announced today the findings from a proof of concept study confirming Pisgah's technology imparts abuse deterrence to commonly abused prescription drugs, particularly narcotics. The controlled study, conducted in dogs, was performed with the un-formulated active ingredient, hydrocodone, as modified according to a host of patent applications filed by Pisgah Labs with the United States Patent and Trademark Office...

2010-12-06 07:00:00

MIAMI, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fuisz Pharma today released photos of what the clinician will see in a standard nasal otoscopic exam in the case of a patient abusing an opioid, like Oxycontin® and others, through snorting. A food safe dye included in the tablet creates easily visible, long lasting but temporary nasal stain. Crushing and snorting opioids is the most common method of opioid abuse. The photos are taken at 12 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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