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2012-08-03 23:00:28

The US FDA announced on its June 6th, 2012 enforcement report that J&J recalled more than 53,000 Duragesic (Fentanyl Transdermal System) patches because of crystallization.

2012-08-01 23:02:31

A new risk management plan from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help clinicians properly prescribe drugs with addiction potential aims to help reduce the growing epidemic of opioid abuse in the United States.

Group Asks FDA To Change Painkiller Labels
2012-07-26 07:34:01

A group of clinicians, researchers, and health officials recently submitted a petition requesting the FDA to regulate labels on opioid painkillers in an effort to stop abuse of the drugs.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]