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2014-03-12 08:31:17

NEWARK, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (Nasdaq: DEPO) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Mallinckrodt plc's New Drug Application (NDA) for XARTEMIS(TM) XR (oxycodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen) Extended-Release Tablets (CII), previously known as MNK-795, for the management of acute pain severe enough to require opioid treatment and in patients for whom alternative treatment options (e.g., non-opioid analgesics) are...

2014-03-12 08:30:24

Investigational Opioid Analgesic Incorporates Abuse-Deterrent Technology STAMFORD, Conn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that a Phase 3 study of an investigational extended-release formulation of hydrocodone bitartrate met its primary efficacy endpoint by showing that patients with chronic low back pain treated with the once-daily analgesic agent experienced statistically significant reduction in pain compared with placebo (p=0.0016). This investigational...

2014-03-11 16:26:19

PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has launched Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection USP, 0.4 mg/mL packaged in 1 mL single-dose vials. Mylan's product was determined to be bioequivalent and, therefore, therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug, Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection 0.4 mg/mL, of Hospira Inc. Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection is indicated for the complete or partial reversal of opioid depression, including...

2014-03-10 08:23:59

Novus Medical Detox warns the public of an emerging crisis--many addicted individuals are now turning to fentanyl-laced heroin, a choice that is costing some their lives. Novus pushes for comprehensive drug education and increasing access to detox and rehabilitation programs for drug users. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- U.S. law enforcement and federal agencies alike have increasingly focused their attention on tackling the rise of drug addiction, but...

2014-03-09 23:03:16

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent statement from Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Kerlikowske issued a statement urging more local police and fire departments to equip officers with naloxone, a drug used to reverse the effects of heroin overdoses. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Aid in Recovery, full service drug and alcohol rehabilitation center servicing South Florida, released a statement today commenting on...

2014-03-06 23:01:24

The latest blog post from Per Wickstrom at PerWickstrom.com is focusing on a frightening drug that is making its way across the US and, particularly, the east coast in states like Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island: “killer heroin.” (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The latest blog post from Per Wickstrom at PerWickstrom.com is focusing on a frightening drug that is making its way across the US and, particularly, the east coast in states like Maryland, Pennsylvania,...

2014-03-06 20:21:55

Researchers sought comprehensive predictors of opioid abuse in veterans based on discontinuation rates PHOENIX, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of nearly 1 million veterans who receive opioids to treat painful conditions, more than half continue to consume opioids chronically or beyond 90 days, new research says. Results presented at the 30(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine reported on a number of factors associated with opioid discontinuation with...

2014-03-06 12:28:27

MILWAUKEE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Services, one of the oldest Medicaid HMOs in Wisconsin, will donate $1,000 to the Racine County Sheriff's Department in support of a program to provide deputies with an antidote for heroin overdoses that they can carry with them in their squad cars. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling wants every deputy to carry the heroin antidote Narcan on patrol so they can administer the drug as a nasal spray when they are called to...

2014-03-05 08:28:31

RALEIGH, N.C., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the 26(th) Annual ROTH Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, March 10, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time) at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO The New Drug Application...

2014-03-04 23:27:13

Developer of the “Pouyan Method” Johnny The Healer has amassed an unequaled record of success with the most powerful addiction cure protocol on the planet. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 It is no secret that conventional drug rehab programs fail at least 90% of the time, and often add additional toxins to the body due to the medications used. All that is changed thanks to the innovative and ground-breaking results achieved by The Holistic Sanctuary of California. Johnny The...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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