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2011-11-08 10:33:26

Results of first large-scale study on treatment of prescription opioid addiction are announced Individuals addicted to prescription painkillers are more likely to succeed in treatment with the aid of the medication buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone), report McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers in today's online edition of the Archives of General Psychiatry. "Adjunctive Counseling During Brief and Extended Buprenorphine-Naloxone Treatment for Prescription Opioid...

2011-11-04 21:01:30

In what is believed to be the first study of its kind to demonstrate an association between the antidepressant escitalopram and improved general pain, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), have found that opioid-dependent patients treated with escitalopram experienced meaningful reductions in pain severity and pain interference during the first three months of therapy. These findings appear in the journal Pain. Pain is common in opioid-dependent patients yet...

2011-05-02 08:00:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aoxing Pharmaceutical (NYSE Amex: AXN) ("Aoxing Pharma"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on research, development, manufacturing and distribution of narcotic and pain-management products, announced that its operating subsidiary in China, Hebei Aoxing Pharmaceutical Group Company, has been granted a patent by the State Intellectual Property Office of The People's Republic of China for naloxone sublingual film. The Chinese patent,...

2011-04-04 07:10:00

WARREN, N.J., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol Rx, the developers of PharmFilm® technology and a drug delivery company specializing in proprietary pharmaceutical film products, today announced that it has been granted U.S. patent No. 7,897,080 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patent provides intellectual property protection for the Company's methods of pharmaceutical film preparation along with the incorporation of specific drugs and...

2011-03-25 14:11:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmacoFore, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation abuse-resistant prescription drugs, announced that Lynn R. Webster, M.D., FACPM, FASAM, Co-Founder and Medical Director of Lifetree Clinical Research, will introduce the Company's novel technology during the 27th Annual American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) Meeting. Dr. Webster's presentation, titled "New Opioid Formulations and Delivery Systems,"...

2011-03-21 06:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced the issuance of a patent extending the exclusivity of the BioErodible MucoAdhesive (BEMA) drug delivery technology in Canada from 2017 to 2027. The patent was been reviewed by the Office of Patented Medicines for listing in the Canadian Patent Register and was found eligible for listing. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/CL49801LOGO ) BEMA is BDSI's core drug...

2011-03-15 11:06:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca today announced enrolment of the first patient in the Phase III clinical programme for NKTR-118, an oral peripherally-acting opioid antagonist being investigated for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation (OIC). The Phase III clinical programme is designed to investigate the safety and efficacy of NKTR-118 as a medicine to relieve opioid induced constipation, a common side effect of prescription opioids when used for chronic...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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