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2014-08-26 23:00:46

Purdue Pharma L.P. will sponsor the second annual Opioid Awareness Day on Thursday, September 4 at PAINWeek 2014, convening next month in Las Vegas. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that Purdue Pharma L.P. will sponsor the second annual Opioid Awareness Day on Thursday, September 4 at PAINWeek 2014, convening next month in Las Vegas. The day will feature course offerings, symposia and special...

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2014-08-26 06:39:59

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite controversy and federal laws, a few states have made marijuana legal for medical use to manage chronic pain and other conditions. A new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that those states have a 25 percent lower rate of death by prescription drug overdose than in states where marijuana remains illegal. The research team included scientists from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the...

2014-08-18 12:27:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising healthcare professionals and Canadians that it has implemented labelling changes for the class of drugs known as controlled-release opioid pain medicines, to enhance their safe and appropriate use. The changes provide standardized wording that more clearly outlines the risks and safety concerns associated with controlled-release opioids. The updated guidance also encourages more appropriate patient selection and monitoring....

2014-08-12 08:29:19

BEMA Buprenorphine on track for late 2014 or early 2015 NDA filing by partner Endo Pharmaceuticals RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that along with its commercial partner, Endo Pharmaceuticals, engaged in a positive pre-New Drug Application (NDA) meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding BEMA Buprenorphine for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock,...

2014-08-11 08:28:23

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Single dose pharmacokinetic (PK) study reproduces earlier results -- Therapeutic oxymorphone blood levels achieved in all 15 subjects -- Drug elimination indicates favourable safety profile Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited (the Company) (ASX: POH, OTCQX: PPGNY),announces that the first of its additional studies designed to further characterise the TPM®/Oxymorphone patch, in support of an...

2014-08-07 23:00:24

PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the American Pain Society (APS) will return to the conference for the 3rd consecutive year to contribute its expertise in pain management to the agenda. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the American Pain Society (APS) will return to the conference for the 3rd consecutive year to contribute its expertise...

2014-08-06 20:23:58

Daiichi Sankyo and Charleston Laboratories will collaborate on development and commercialization; Charleston will supply all products and retain an option to co-promote in the United States TOKYO, PARSIPPANY, N.J. and JUPITER, Fla., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo and Charleston Laboratories, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary LOCL Pharma, Inc., announced today that the parties have entered into a strategic collaboration for the development and U.S....

2014-08-05 12:31:03

18-year-old's story called 'a powerful reminder' of need for continuous electronic monitoring of patients CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fourth anniversary of the passing away of Amanda Abbiehl was recently observed by her family, her friends, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) and NBC News South Bend, Ind. affiliate WNDU-TV. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/CG03341LOGO As detailed on the website of the foundation that bears...

2014-07-30 23:15:52

Mental Health Center at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers becomes the first medical practice in Los Angeles to distribute free prescription Naloxone to local treatment centers and sober living facilities. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 On January 1, 2014, the Overdose Treatment Act (AB 635) became law in California. The law allows lay people to possess and administer prescription naloxone to someone in urgent need who is experiencing life-threatening respiratory depression from an...

2014-07-30 23:08:03

Opioid Management Toolkit includes patient questionnaires, calculators, and contracts to help physicians assess, track and monitor opioid use. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Opioid addiction in Canada has grown starkly over the past two decades, becoming a widespread public health problem affecting individuals, families, and whole communities. In response, many physicians are requesting assistance to safely prescribe opioids for their patients. Despite the wide availability of academic...


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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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