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2014-05-01 08:35:48

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that multiple Zalviso and ARX-04 data presentations will be made at the American Pain Society's (APS) 33(rd) Annual Scientific Meeting held on April 30 to May 3 in Tampa, Florida. The APS Annual Scientific Meeting is the...

2014-04-30 12:30:02

Patent Protection for KP511 Extends KemPharm's Intellectual Property Estate for Leading Franchise of Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Medications CORALVILLE, Iowa, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its patent application titled, "Benzoic...

2014-04-30 08:33:23

Data from Clinical Drug-liking Studies Also to be Presented at APS Today STAMFORD, Conn., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that it has filed a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) seeking authorization to market a once-daily, single-entity hydrocodone bitartrate tablet (HYD). This investigational pain medication was formulated to incorporate abuse-deterrent properties designed to make the product more difficult to manipulate...

2014-04-29 20:26:48

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The World Market for Pain Management Drugs and Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/world_market_pain_management_drugs_devices.html This study encompasses a wide variety of products that treat and ease pain. The field of pain management is currently experiencing a busy and interesting period; and as a result, the range of therapeutic options available to...

2014-04-29 12:33:30

STAMFORD, Conn., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. will present results from a number of research studies at the American Pain Society (APS) 33(rd) Annual Scientific Meeting, April 30-May 3, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. Following is a schedule of select poster presentations: Authors Date / Time Title...

2014-04-24 20:23:08

The CDC says the findings point to a need for more responsible prescribing to help prevent opioid overdoses and the Waismann Method Agrees. LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most common misconceptions about men and women who abuse prescription opioid drugs is that they get those drugs from friends or relatives. Now, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed alarming new evidence that those at highest risk of opioid...

2014-04-24 16:28:55

High-risk Medication Utilization, Abuse Reduced MEMPHIS, Tenn. and SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical interventions performed in conjunction with laboratory quantitative drug testing and monitoring were shown to reduce utilization of high risk medications in injured workers on chronic opioid therapy, according to a clinical study released by the merged entity of Progressive Medical and PMSI, in partnership with Millennium Laboratories. The study showed a decrease in...

2014-04-24 08:33:04

SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We at Zogenix have reviewed the letter to Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed by the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD), The American Academy of Pain Management and the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association, which asks the Governor and health commissioner to participate in a "multi-lateral meeting to develop a more thorough approach" to stemming Vermont's prescription drug abuse epidemic. We agree with and...

2014-04-23 08:31:19

SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix will continue to work to ensure patients suffering from severe chronic pain have access to the FDA-approved medications they need in every state nationwide, including Massachusetts. We are once again disappointed that Governor Patrick would issue another immediate restriction without first accepting our offer to discuss the facts and work together to address the needs of patients while combating abuse and addiction. We fully support...

2014-04-16 23:15:00

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent study regarding the frequency of overdoses among patients who refill painkiller prescriptions four times or more. According to the study, those who refilled their prescriptions four times or more were more likely to overdose than those who did not. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a...


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