Latest Hydromorphone Stories

2009-03-23 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA and VANCOUVER, BC, March 23 /PRNewswire/ - Neuromed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2008-09-18 12:00:40

Covidien, a provider of healthcare products, has announced the US availability of TussiCaps extended-release capsules, the first and only hydrocodone antitussive oral capsule to provide powerful cough suppression for up to 12 hours.

2008-08-06 12:00:58

Vyteris has announced an initiative to identify and target candidate drugs in the pain management field that could potentially be delivered using the company's active patch transdermal system.

2008-07-16 09:01:20

By Suzanne Ulbrich, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Jul. 16--The State Bureau of Investigation has charged a licensed practical nurse of stealing drugs from Onslow Memorial Hospital while employed there.

2007-09-29 00:00:17

Look-alike and sound-alike drugs are among the main causes of wrong drug medication errors that occur in Pennsylvania.

2006-02-24 12:25:00

An intranasal form of morphine (Rylomine, Javelin Pharmaceuticals) provides similar pain relief, is easier to administer, and is as safe as intravenous morphine in treating moderate-to-severe pain following surgery, investigators reported this week at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine in San Diego.

2005-11-14 12:30:01

A new study says using a transdermal patch to deliver the opioid fentanyl is an effective way to control pain in children.

2005-10-10 15:00:33

Chronic pain is a condition that affects one in five Americans without regard for their race or finances. But a new study finds that minorities and people with low incomes have less access than high-income white people to the medications that will help them endure their pain.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".