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FDA approves extended-release, single-entity hydrocodone product with abuse-deterrent properties

FDA approves extended-release, single-entity hydrocodone product with abuse-deterrent properties
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Hysingla ER (hydrocodone bitartrate), an extended-release (ER) opioid analgesic to treat pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate.

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Government And Politics

Taking It Easy ...

After a major operation awhile back, my doctor advised me to “go home and take it easy.”  Which was a relief, I sure didn’t want to hear, “ 381 more words

Oklahoma

Drug Addiction Cartoon & Quiz

There is this little addiction video that everyone keeps talking about. I finally saw it, and I felt “let down”. I am going to share it with you but only if you set your expectations very low. 813 more words

Addiction

Oxycodone to blame for more than 800 deaths

ABC News 26 November 2014

A new study shows that more than 800 Australians died from use of the prescription painkiller Oxycodone over a decade. 10 more words

Forensic Pathology

So Much to Be Grateful For!

Significant decreases in extreme poverty, hunger, child labor, child mortality, death in childbirth, teen births (US), smoking, war, homicide, violent crime, nuclear weapons, and share of income spent on food. 61 more words

Health

Stopping Drug Abuse in India

Indian PM Mr. Narendra Modiji in his Mann Ki Baat program expressed concern about growing drug menace in India. He has recently requested public feedback about stopping this menace and promised to discuss the remedies in his next episode of… 1,691 more words

Social Cause