Latest Hydromorphone Stories

2010-06-18 06:20:00

According to a study by two governmental agencies, emergency room visits linked to prescription painkillers abuse have jumped 111 percent over a five-year period, a shocking increase that threatens the public health system in the United States.

2010-03-26 15:00:00

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2009-10-13 07:00:00

SOMERSET, N.J., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the launch of Onsolis(TM)( )(fentanyl buccal soluble film) in the U.S.

2009-09-29 00:56:47

A Swedish researcher says drugs that may cause dose dumping, releasing medication in an unsafe manner in those who have drunk alcohol, need to be tested. Hans Lennernas, a professor in Biopharmaceutics at Uppsala University in Sweden, says some controlled release pills and capsules are susceptible to dose dumping. Lennernas says a formulation of the pain medication hydromorphone is one example of dose dumping.

2009-09-23 13:52:35

Controlled release pills and capsules that show a tendency in the standard laboratory test toward "dose dumping" — releasing their medicine in a faster and potentially unsafe manner in patients who have consumed alcohol — should be withheld from the market until proven safe with testing in people.

2009-08-13 14:59:00

BRISTOL, Tenn., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- King Pharmaceuticals((R)), Inc. (NYSE: KG) today announced that the U.S.

2009-06-17 06:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA and VANCOUVER, BC, June 17 /PRNewswire/ - Neuromed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announced today that its subsidiary Neuromed Development Inc., has sold the U.S.

2009-06-16 15:05:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that Dr. Joseph Stauffer has joined DURECT as Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020717/DRRXLOGO) "Dr.

2009-06-11 08:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA and VANCOUVER, BC, June 11 /PRNewswire/ - Neuromed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announced today that it has received notification that Merck & Co., Inc.

2009-06-10 00:21:03

A coroner in Las Vegas has ruled impressionist Danny Gans died accidentally of heart failure brought on by a toxic level of the pain killer hydromorphone. Clark County Coroner Mike Murphy would not characterize the May 1 death of the 52-year-old performer as a drug overdose, The New York Times reported Thursday.

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