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The FDA will mandate that pharmaceutical companies conduct studies to determine if opioids are effective for long-term pain. The move…
By Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones ProPublica The past two years have been a time of reckoning for pharmaceutical…
The FDA has approved the first non-opioid drug, Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride), to curb opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults. The oral…
Physicians may be more likely to prescribe opioids if they receive payments from the pharmaceutical industry, according to a study…
Fewer than half of postmarketing studies required for drugs granted accelerated approval (AA) have been completed . A study evaluated whether…
Synthetic opioids, specifically illicit fentanyl, caused more overdose deaths in the US alone than prescription opioids in 2016, according to…
The FDA is working toward making therapies for opioid use disorder more readily accessible by advising pharmaceutical companies to limit…
Kids with autism taking antipsychotics are more likely to experience side effects, according to a study from Swansea University. Researchers…
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