Fentanyl Patch 4 Patch Return Policy now in effect
It's a first-of-its-kind policy that North Bay Police, the Drug Strategy Committee, physicians and pharmacists all hope will keep control of a drug that has run rampant over the last number of years.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Two Oshawa men, one teen, face drug trafficking charges
Police arrested three men during a traffic stop in Whitby at about 8 p.m. on Dec. 3 after finding more than three kilograms of marijuana in the vehicle with a street value of $30,000.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Hospitals who enabled serial hepatitis infector must be held to account
Earlier this week, David Kwiatkowski, a former hospital lab technician, was sentenced to 39 years in federal prison after admitting to causing a hepatitis outbreak last summer.
BioDelivery Sciences: Delivering Profits In 2014
In the biotechnology sector, innovation can come in one of a few forms, including novel drugs or novel ways to deliver existing drugs.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Former Bellevue nurse charged with drug tampering
A nurse who worked at plastic surgery clinics in Bellevue and Kirkland was recently charged for tampering with painkillers and stimulants - an alleged act that caused a patient on an operating table to have a seizure as if in a "possessed" state.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Former UPMC worker in hepatitis case gets 39 years
A medical technician was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison for infecting at least 45 hospital patients with hepatitis C by contaminating their syringes.
Hospital lab tech gets 39 years for infecting patients with hepatitis
A New Hampshire hospital lab technician who pleaded guilty in August to infecting at least 46 people with hepatitis C was sentenced today to 39 years in prison.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Kwiatkowski In Court Today For Sentencing Hearing
A former Exeter Hospital employee accused of spreading Hepatitis C through tainted needles will be in court later today for a sentencing hearing.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The American Journal of Managed Care
The Impact of Abuse Deterrent Technologies on Prescription Opioid Trends
Howard Oremland, RPh, MBA; Lauren G. Gallagher, MPH; John Schlie, PharmD; Dick Creager, MD, MPA; Anthony Palmieri, PharmD, MBA; Olga S. Matlin, PhD; and Steven M. Kymes, PhD The past 2 decades have been marked by an increased awareness of the need for improved management of chronic pain and the aggressive marketing of new opioid formulations.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Former city man charged in bust
A Montreal man has been charged in the seizure of about $50,000 in crack cocaine and fentanyl powder in a north-side Thunder Bay hotel room.
The Des Moines Register
Reader's Watchdog: A mom and a stranger rally for a boy with cystic fibrosis
There was a time when Stephon Arends would roam the halls of Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines, comforting sicker friends.
Opioid over-regulation can leave cancer patients in intolerable pain
A "pandemic of over-regulation" of opioid-based painkillers such as morphine and fentanyl means billions of cancer patients around the world suffer intolerable pain, researchers said on Thursday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Police issue warning after fentanyl stolen from pharmacy
Significant quantities of the potent opiate drug Fentanyl were stolen from an East Vancouver pharmacy on Nov. 22. Vancouver police issued a warning to drug users Tuesday night after "large quantities" of prescription drugs were stolen from a pharmacy, including fentanyl - an opiate more potent than heroin.
3M Licenses Transdermal Patch for Stada
Terms of the license agreement were not disclosed. The 3M Patent, which was granted on March 20, 2013, enables a transdermal drug delivery device designed to deliver a therapeutically effective amount of fentanyl across the skin of a patient.
The Motley Fool
What's Behind Galena Biopharma's Recent Run?
In regards to its lead product NeuVax, there has been no news to push the stock higher.
Killed by the 'Dark Net' - dad's warning over son's drug death
It is thought Alon Boulton bought Fentanyl, a synthetic painkiller for cancer patients that is 100 times more potent than morphine, from the black market website Silk Road, which has been shut by the FBI.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
BioDelivery Sciences International To Present At The 25th Annual...
The presentation is scheduled for BDSI submitted a New Drug Application for BUNAVAIL for the treatment of opioid dependence, and based on timelines established by the Prescription Drug User Fee Act , the review of the BUNAVAIL NDA is expected to be completed by Additionally, Dr. Sirgo will provide an update on the progress made by BDSI and its ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Lower Township Gazette
Deadly additive found in Cape May County heroin
As if heroin weren't enough, Cape May County law enforcement officials say the drug is sometimes cut with a deadly additive called fentanyl.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Contract Pharma Breaking News
STADA Licenses Transdermal Patch from 3M DDS
STADA Arzneimittel AG has licensed 3M Drug Delivery Systems ' transdermal patch technology for the transdermal delivery of the opioid pain medication fentanyl.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Six suspected weekend overdoses in Cuyahoga County not due to fentanyl
Six suspected weekend overdose death s in Cuyahoga County were not caused by the same drug that killed four in Lorain County the previous weekend.