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Tim Hermes from Collegium Discusses the Fallacy of Traditional Fail-First Policies Applied to Abuse-Deterrent Opioids

Abuse-deterrent opioids (ADOs) are important tools in the fight against opioid abuse. ADOs mitigate certain types of opioid abuse by making manipulation of the tablet or capsule more difficult by...
Posted on Mar 25, 2016
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National Family Partnership Mourns Loss of Nancy Reagan & Remembers Her Work To Reduce Substance Use

On March 6, 2016, former first lady, Nancy Reagan passed away. Serving as the National Family Partnership’s (NFP) past honorary chair, Ms. Reagan was a catalyst for educational drug prevention...
Posted on Mar 10, 2016
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Lynn Webster Discusses Need for Prescriber Guidelines that Pay Attention to the Needs of Patients with Pain

A recent Washington Post article discusses the balancing act that practitioners specializing in pain management face: adequately treating patients’ pain while preventing harm to patients by...
Posted on Feb 01, 2016
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FDA Fast Tracks Braeburn’s Long-Acting Buprenorphine Injection for Opioid Dependence

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted fast track designation for Braeburn Pharmaceuticals’ buprenorphine subcutaneous injection product to treat opioid use disorders. The...
Posted on Nov 16, 2015
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Collegium’s Extended Release Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Receives Tentative FDA Approval

Collegium Pharmaceutical’s extended release opioid with abuse-deterrent properties, has received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), pending a patent infringement...
Posted on Nov 14, 2015
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Trudeau: Time for Mo. Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is Now

By Mark Trudeau With the Missouri legislative session entering its final week, now is the time to make a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) in Missouri a reality. The recent passage of...
Posted on May 15, 2015
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Drop Them Off Campaign Focuses on Safe Storage and Disposal of Medications

A new campaign is urging parents to treat opiates like “precious jewelry” and lock them up so they are not accessible to teens and young adults. The Drop Them Off campaign is being promoted by...
Posted on Mar 30, 2015
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