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2010-11-21 07:35:00

Kentucky-based Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals has pulled its popular narcotic painkiller, Darvon, from the drug market because it may cause fatal heart rhythms, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Friday. The FDA said it asked Xanodyne to stop selling Darvon and Darvocet after recent data confirmed that the active ingredient, propoxyphene, could cause serious and possibly fatal heart abnormalities. The new decision leaves patients with even fewer safe options to manage pain,...

2008-07-23 09:01:21

Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals has received an approvable letter from the FDA for Zipsor, its lead candidate for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate acute pain. Xanodyne's Zipsor is a proprietary immediate release liquid-filled soft gelatin capsule containing 25mg of diclofenac potassium for oral administration. Zipsor is a unique formulation designed for rapid and consistent release while minimizing systemic exposure. Xanodyne has previously submitted a new drug application (NDA)...


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