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2014-04-03 00:22:16

SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are extremely disappointed that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Administrator, as she did in a Congressional hearing today, would repeat misinformation about Zohydro(TM) ER that has been demonstrated to be false. As informed health care experts and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have noted for the record, Zohydro ER is no more potent than any other hydrocodone medication available. The facts are clear: Zohydro ER is the same...

2014-04-02 12:07:35

Researchers offer immediate steps to address rise in deaths There are important parallels between the early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the current epidemic of opioid addiction - ones that could trigger a significant shift in opioid addiction prevention, diagnosis and treatment. These are the findings of a comparative review of HIV/AIDS and addiction by researchers Josiah D. Rich, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, based at The Miriam...

2014-04-01 08:30:10

Rate of high risk use low among commercially insured ST. PAUL, Minn., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People who are at high-risk for opioid abuse use had significantly higher total medical costs ($19,513 vs. $5,493) than those who were not at high risk according to a new study by Prime Therapeutics (Prime). The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) defines high risk as "using a daily morphine equivalent dose (MED) of greater than 120 mg for at least 90 consecutive days,...

2014-03-31 23:38:49

Passages Malibu issues statement on the prevalence of dependence issues among individuals who have suffered past trauma. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 According to a new report analyzing how returning military veterans take pain medication, roughly half of returning military service personnel who were prescribed opioid painkillers continued to use them chronically. The report, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, was presented on March 6th at the annual meeting of the...

2014-03-28 00:23:11

SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We agree with Governor Deval Patrick's intention to curb the epidemic of drug abuse in Massachusetts. However, we are extremely concerned by his unprecedented action with respect to a specific FDA-approved prescription medication. We believe Governor Patrick's ban on Zohydro(TM) ER only serves to unfairly restrict patient access to the only hydrocodone pain reliever available for long-term, daily, severe chronic pain patients who are obtaining relief...

2014-03-27 08:33:37

Ashfield Market Access to provide managed markets and trade support RALEIGH, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Quintiles to provide a range of services to support the anticipated launch of BUNAVAIL (buprenorphine and naloxone buccal film), BDSI's proposed maintenance treatment for opioid dependence. BUNAVAIL is currently under review at the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-03-26 08:23:34

Management to Detail the Commercialization of High Value Pain Products including Oxycodone using its TPM® Topical Drug Delivery Technology MELBOURNE, Australia, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Phosphagenics Limited (ASX: POH) (OTCQX: PPGNY) ("Phosphagenics" or "the Company") announced today that management will host an investor conference call and webcast to discuss the commercial opportunities arising from a range of innovative analgesic products emerging from the Company's...

2014-03-20 23:32:45

The main-stream medical establishment, treatment centers and 12-step drug rehabs just watches as Johnny The Healer’s special protocol- The “Pouyan Method”, is breaking addiction to drugs in 7-10 days with no withdrawal symptoms. Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Addiction to drugs is not new, mankind has always found substances to enslave themselves. Trying to break away from the grasp of these addictive drugs involves tolerating sometimes immense mental and physical agony....

2014-03-20 08:30:39

Data shows that dextromethorphan exerts antidepressant-like actions mediated at least in part through sigma-1 receptors ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the publication of data showing that dextromethorphan has antidepressant-like effects in vivo. The study, published in PLOS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access medical journal, examined the antidepressant activity of dextromethorphan and the...

2014-03-17 23:25:43

Puricorp announced today continued record growth in its line of products serving Practitioners, Clinics, and individuals seeking help for over-use of alcohol, opiate-based pain meds, over-eating, and excessive use of cigarettes and tobacco products. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 "We are grateful to our partners in the practitioner, clinic and counseling sectors that have helped us reach record numbers of people seeking freedom from their excessive use behaviors," said Jon...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'