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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...

2014-04-15 16:28:26

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZGNX), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of pain-related and central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts entered an order, preventing the implementation of the Commonwealth's ban of Zohydro(TM) ER on Constitutional grounds. This order will become effective on April 22, 2014. The court decision today supports the...

2014-04-11 08:24:52

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rampant misinformation about Zohydro(TM) ER continues to be reported by the media and echoed in Washington D.C. and some states' capitals. These inaccurate and misleading statements are often made without proper context, and are intended to be sensational, to create fear, or to generate headlines. In many instances, these statements are not supported by scientific facts or medical evidence. Let's get the facts straight Zohydro ER is the first and...

2014-04-09 16:25:15

Part One: "Treating Pain in Today's World: Avoiding the New Pitfalls" LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) and The Orange County Medical Association (OCMA) are joint sponsors of "Treating Pain in Today's World: Avoiding the New Pitfalls," the first topic in a three part continuing medical education (CME) series on opioid education. This topic will be presented on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 6 p.m. PT at the Orange County Medical Association...

2014-04-08 20:21:36

SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Zogenix presented its case in U.S. District Court in Boston requesting an immediate order staying the ban on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved prescription drug product, Zohydro(TM) ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) extended-release capsules (CII), entered on March 27, 2014, by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Zogenix appreciates the opportunity to be heard by the court on an expedited basis. A follow-up hearing has been...


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