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Depomed, Inc. Prevails in Gralise?? ANDA Litigation Blocking Generic Entry Until 2024
Judge Pisano's ruling finds that Actavis infringes all seven Depomed patents asserted and upholds the validity of the patents.
Opioid users breathe easier with novel drug to treat respiratory depression
August 19, 2014 - People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Quasi-legal drug 15 times stronger than heroin hides in plain sight
Emergency physicians should expect "an upswing in what on the surface appear to be heroin overdoses," but are actually overdoses tied to acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin.
This is Local London
Mother pays tribute to son killed by drug overdose at Queen Elizabeth Hospital
A mother last week paid a heart-wrenching tribute to her son who was killed by a drug overdose at Queen Elizabeth Hospital .
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Anti-heroin rally in Dover on Saturday
A Dover Township woman who lost her son when he took pure fentanyl is holding an anti-heroin rally in Dover on Saturday.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Insys Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Second quarter 2014 highlights include: Revenues from SubsysA were $54.6 million, up 195% compared with second quarter 2013 sales of $18.5 million; Net income increased to $9.5 million, or $0.28 per basic and $0.26 per diluted share, compared to net income of $4.5 million, or $0.18 per basic and $0.17 per diluted share, for the second quarter of ... (more)
Foster's Daily Democrat
Jury selection in drug diversion case set for Dec. 8
A tentative jury selection date in December has been scheduled for the trial of Donald Penney, a former Frisbie Memorial Hospital employee charged with diverting narcotic medication from patients.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Galena Biopharma Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Abstral sublingual tablet net revenue was $2.3 million in Q2 2014 and $4.5 million in 1H 2014.
Animal therapy reduces pain medication intake, researchers find
Well-designed programs to coordinate care for patients with complex needs can reduce Medicare expenditures, including skilled nursing facility costs, according to an issue brief released Thursday by The Commonwealth Fund.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Hospital suit alleges woman was deprived of pain meds
A Stratham woman is suing Exeter Hospital after claiming she suffered pain for an hour because an emergency medical technician stole the drug fentanyl to feed his drug habit and never administered it to her.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Painkiller drug sales seen dropping by 2020
London, England, United Kingdom - Prescription drug sales are forecast to exceed $1 trillion by 2020, according to a new report of EvaluatePharma, an analyst of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Police: Robber ate woman's pain patch
A central Pennsylvania man was arrested after he stole and then ate a woman's prescription pain patch, according to police.
Educational program on heroin usage in Cross Roads on Saturday
When most people think of the heroin problem the country and York County are facing, they usually conjure up an image of a stereotypical junkie with a gaunt face.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Exeter Hospital faces lawsuit from latest drug diversion case
The lawsuit in Rockingham County Superior Court comes roughly three months after the former EMT, Peter McGlynn, pleaded guilty in federal court to obtaining controlled substances by fraud.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Fentanyl suspected in multiple overdoses in Abbotsford, B.C.
A powerful synthetic opioid called fentanyl that is up to 100 times as strong as morphine is suspected to be the culprit in a rash of overdoses that hit Abbotsford, B.C., over the past week.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Fentanyl blamed in Abbotsford man's death
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Wed Jul 30, 2014
INSYS Therapeutics To Report Second Quarter 2014 Results
Insys Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the Company will release its financial results for the second quarter 2014 on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, before the U.S. financial markets open.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
New Council To Address Drug Overdoses In Md. Head-On
BALTIMORE - Fighting a deadly problem. Governor Martin O'Malley recently signed an executive order in a push to prevent the growing number of drug overdoses in Maryland.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Fentanyl Skin Patches - Use and Dispose of Safely Says Regulator
This follows reports to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency of these patches accidentally sticking to other people's skin on contact.