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1 hr ago | JD Supra

Court Report - Part II

Helsinn Healthcare S.A. et al. v. Cipla Ltd. et al. 1:14-cv-00427; filed April 7, 2014 in the District Court of Delaware Infringement of U.S. Patent Nos.

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5 hrs ago | Patch.com

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day This Saturday at Pelham Police Headquarters

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Scheduled for This Saturday, April 26, 10am-2pm Drop Off Old Prescriptions at Pelham Police Headquarters [Pelham, NY] - Expired, unused, or unwanted prescriptions may be dropped off this Saturday, April 26 from 10 am - 2 pm to the Pelham Police Department headquarters at the back door to Town Hall for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pelham, NY, Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine

9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Study finds sharp rise in opioid treatment among pregnant women

A Harvard study found that one in five women receiving Medicaid took codeine, oxycodone, or another opioid sometime during their pregnancy.

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13 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

WVSP seize 106 pills, pot, cash, handgun

On Saturday, April 19, 2014, Trooper C. F. Wingo, Trooper M. C. McMillian, and Trooper R. J. Jones, of the Hamlin Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, conducted a traffic stop on a Pontiac G6, on Route 10 in West Hamlin.

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Related Topix: Hamlin, WV, West Hamlin, WV, Medicine

14 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

Zohydro: Ticking Time Bomb?

Response came quickly to the recent release of Zohydro, an extremely potent, hydrocodone opioid that boasts between five and ten times the strength of Vicodin.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Deval Patrick, US Governors, Health, Pain

19 hrs ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

Tell doctors medical stories, and they'll remember more details

The preliminary results of their study indicate that, indeed, stories embedded with medical guidelines help doctors recall more facts than reading straight guidelines.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pain, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic)

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Tori Spelling Drug Nightmare - Losing Custody of Children as...

If Tori Spelling doesn't get her act together, she could seriously risk losing custody of her children.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Boston.com

Gov. Deval Patrick Issues Tighter Restrictions for Painkiller Zohydro

In this Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick gestures during a news conference at the Statehouse in Boston.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Drugs, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Pill mill doctor from Davie gets 5-plus years in prison

A Davie doctor who presided over what federal authorities termed a "nefarious" pill mill, and who meted out more than 12,000 prescriptions of highly addictive oxycodone in 10 months, was sentenced Wednesday in Miami federal court to 70 months in prison.

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Related Topix: Davie, FL, Medicine, Drugs, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Daily Mail

Tori Spelling hit by claims she 'takes Vicodin and Oxycodone' amid...

Prince Charles and Camilla 'utterly devastated' as Duchess's brother Mark Shand, 62, dies after falling outside New York bar Retirement community sinkhole reopens four days after it was filled in and has now DOUBLED in size to 65 feet wide 'To me it was just bizarre.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Beverly Hills, 90210, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Tori Spelling, World News, Prince Charles

CNN

'Corrupt' town's ex-mayor guilty in drug case

The former mayor of a Florida city that successfully fought back an attempt to dissolve it over corruption has been found guilty of possessing and distributing oxycodone while he was in office.

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KYTX-TV News

Health Alert: Fight or Flight Linked to Spinal Cord]

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has recommended against approving a new powerful prescription painkiller.

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Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Health, Pain

Drugs.com

QRxPharma Issues Statement On Moxduo Advisory Committee Meeting

QRxPharma announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee has voted to recommend against approval of Moxduo, an immediate release Dual OpioidA for the treatment of moderate to severe acute pain.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

The Washington Post

QRxPharma Plunges After U.S. Panel Fails to Back New Painkiller

QRxPharma Ltd. plunged the most since its initial share sale in 2007 after failing to win the backing of U.S. regulatory advisers for a painkiller that combines two opioids in an attempt to reduce side effects.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Pain, Business News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS 47

FDA panel rejects new combination narcotic painkiller

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Related Topix: Blackshear, GA, Brunswick, GA, Medicine, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

The Miami Herald

FDA panel rejects combination pain pill

The combination pill, Moxduo, was developed by QRxPharma with the aim of decreasing dangerous side effects of prescription painkillers, including breathing problems, nausea and vomiting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

ABC News

FDA Panel Rejects Combination Pain Pill

The combination pill, Moxduo, was developed by QRxPharma with the aim of decreasing dangerous side effects of prescription painkillers, including breathing problems, nausea and vomiting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

News Observer

Triangle firefighters, police train to revive drug overdose victims

A detail photo of a tube of Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan. Narcan is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Carrboro, NC, Wake County, NC, Hillsborough, NC, Healthcare Law, Law

WGBH

Powerful Narcotic Painkiller Up For FDA Approval

Morphine and oxycodone are strong narcotic pain relievers on their own. Moxduo, a drug now up for FDA approval, would combine morphine and oxycodone in a single capsule.

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Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Star Tribune

FDA approval of opioid painkiller raises fears of abuse

Nearly half of the nation's 38,329 drug overdose deaths in 2010 involved painkillers like hydrocodone and oxycodone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

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