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Canada Brings Old OxyContin Back in Cheaper, Generic Form

Canada’s Minister of Health has approved the marketing of generic, extended-release oxycodone without abuse-deterrent features. Defending her controversial decision, the minister stated, “The...
Posted on Nov 19, 2012
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Courts, FDA To Decide When, How Generic OxyContin will Come to Market

Purdue Pharma LP, the maker of OxyContin, says the new version of the opioid medication it introduced in 2010, and which has patent protection until 2025, is tougher to abuse than the original...
Posted on Jun 28, 2012
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AAPM: Better Pain Medicine Training, Services Needed for Returning Veterans

The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) released a position statement in response to media reports and comments from government officials on the prescription pain drug–related deaths of...
Posted on Aug 01, 2011
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