Opioid

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Reckitt Benckiser demerges its pharmaceuticals division

RECKITT Benckiser, manufacturer of Cillit Bang, Dettol, Gaviscon and Nurofen, will demerge its pharmaceuticals business to focus on its consumer brands.The company's RBP unit will be split in the next year and be listed separately on the London Stock ... [Published Asian Trader - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Phosphagenics Provides Update on Opioid Patch Program

MELBOURNE, Australia Next phase of the TPM®/Oxymorphone clinical development program has commenced TPM®/Oxycodone Phase 2a trial to be conducted in Australia during Q4 2014 TPM®/Oxymorphone Phase 2 trial to be conducted in the United States in 1H 201 ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Kevin Hunt: Heroin Overdose; Electricity Suppliers With Most Complaints

Is it just me or is this a mix-and-match Bottom Line?Overdose PreventionA new state law grants immunity to people who administer naloxone, or Narcan, to anyone who has overdosed on heroin or other opioid like oxycodone. The heroin-reversal drug, approved ... [Published FOX 61 - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Priorities in addiction treatment bill debated

Paul Kusiak calls it “our family’s personal 9/11.” His two sons, four years apart in age, both started struggling with opioid addiction a decade ago. At the same time, Kusiak faced another bruising fight: getting insurance to pay for his sons’ medical ... [Published Boston Globe - 9 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Women’s Addiction Forum

at 01:37 PM EDTLast week, I was honored to attend a bipartisan forum on women and addiction on Capitol Hill, hosted by Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH). The forum focused on the unique ... [Published The White House - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

[News] Methylprednisolone in patients with cancer using opioids

Corticosteroids do not confer additional analgesic benefits to patients with advanced cancer who are taking opioids, according to a new study . The drugs did, however, significantly improve appetite, fatigue, and patient satisfaction. “There is very scarce ... [Published Lancet Oncology - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

5 things employers must know about prescription painkiller use

The number of people overdosing from opioid prescription painkillers is staggering, killing 45 people each day, according to the National Safety Council (NSC) in the United States.Twenty-three per cent of the workforce has misused prescription painkillers, ... [Published COS Mag - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Marketing Senior Manager, US Opioids Portfolio

Org Marketing StatementAll over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Each position at Pfizer touches and contributes to the success of our business and our world. That’s why, as one of ... [Published PharmaDiversity - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

2014 July 28 Phosphagenics Opioid Patch Program Update

$19.2 million capital raising. This update is intended to provide clarity on how the Company will apply the newly raised funds to progress the development of its lead pharmaceutical assets.Phosphagenics is developing two novel opioid products, a TPM®Phosphagenics ... [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

New tool to fight overdoses deployed

WEST CALDWELL TWP.–The West Essex First Aid Squad (WEFAS) has a new way to fight drug overdoses in the form of Narcan., and on Tuesday, June 24, the squad was trained to administer the medication that is used to reverse the effects of opioids (drugs such ... [Published The Progress - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Weaning Newborns With a Plan

(dailyRx News) When babies are born to mothers who used opiates, they may experience symptoms of withdrawal which require treatment.A recent study found that following a specific protocol for this treatment worked better than not following an established ... [Published Daily Rx - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Opioid use does not impair reverse shoulder arthroplasty success

medwireNews: Taking opioids prior to reverse shoulder arthroplasty does not hamper patients’ chances of having successful outcomes, researchers have found.They report similar improvements in shoulder function and range of motion for patients irrespective ... [Published MedWire News - Jul 28 2014]

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...Shameze Rampertab, Vice President of Finance and CFO of Intellipharmaceutics. As stated on the company website, "Mr. Rampertab joined Intellipharmaceutics in November 2010. He is a chartered accountant (NASDAQ: CA ) since 1994, brings public company experience to Intellipharmaceutics, having previously served as the Director, Finance and Secretary-Treasurer for then-public Drug Royalty Corp. Mr. Rampertab also served as health sciences and biotechnology analyst at several investment banking firms including Canaccord Capital, and was until recently a Partner, Healthcare Investment Banking at Loewen Ondaatje McCutcheon Limited, where he specialized in raising equity funds for life-science companies. He received an MBA from McMaster University and a BSc. from the University of Toronto and has substantial expertise with licensing and royalty deals." Following are excerpts from the phone interview:
Vince Morber, Barberton's police chief, is reaching out to funeral homes.  When grandma dies, he says, "Bring her dress and her medications. End of life, often they have extra medications lying around.”"
"Opioids are often marketed and prescribed as the drug of choice to treat chronic pain. However, there has been a lack of awareness of the risk of addiction with some of these drugs, where their use may be appropriate for short-term pain management, but not as a long-term solution."
...Schiff Nutrition, OTC products from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) subsidiary K-Y, although it was unable to secure a deal for . "We believe that RB Pharmaceuticals has the potential to deliver significant long term value creation as a stand-alone business" said Kapoor

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Crimean Tartars: UN Report Documents Alarming D... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - 26 mins ago]
Reckitt Benckiser demerges its pharmaceuticals ... [Published Asian Trader - 1 hour ago]
Wall Street Is Overlooking Intellipharmaceutics... [Published Seeking Alpha - 2 hours ago]
Egalet to Host Conference Call and Webcast to D... [Published Benzinga.com - 3 hours ago]
Phosphagenics Provides Update on Opioid Patch P... [Published Bio-Medicine - 6 hours ago]
Phosphagenics Provides Update on Opioid Patch P... [Published PR Newswire: Health - 6 hours ago]
Heroin use and deaths continue to rise in North... [Published WKSU - 6 hours ago]
Addiction Medicine Specialist says pharmaceutic... [Published Medical News Today - 6 hours ago]
Reckitt Benckiser confirms pharma spin-off plans [Published PMLive - 7 hours ago]
Kevin Hunt: Heroin Overdose; Electricity Suppli... [Published FOX 61 - 7 hours ago]
Priorities in addiction treatment bill debated [Published Boston Globe - 9 hours ago]
Former CVS employee charged in theft of pills f... [Published Cape Cod Online - 10 hours ago]
Numbers using safe drugs doubles [Published BBC - 11 hours ago]
State, MSP up efforts to combat overdose deaths [Published Cumberland Times-News - 12 hours ago]
Women’s Addiction Forum [Published The White House - 16 hours ago]
Reckitt to float pharmaceutials arm in London [Published City A.M. - 16 hours ago]
[News] Methylprednisolone in patients with canc... [Published Lancet Oncology - 18 hours ago]
FDA Rejects Sublingual Sufentanil for Pain Relief [Published P&T Community - 19 hours ago]
MHP doctor discusses delirium [Published Oskaloosa Herald Online - 20 hours ago]
CNE pilots initiative for on-call recovery coaches [Published Providence Business News - 21 hours ago]
5 things employers must know about prescription... [Published COS Mag - 22 hours ago]
Is the New York Times Editorial Board Right Abo... [Published US News & World Report - 22 hours ago]
Gym owner charged with more drug counts [Published Post Star - 23 hours ago]
Marketing Senior Manager, US Opioids Portfolio [Published PharmaDiversity - 23 hours ago]
Kathryn Mueller’s Presidential Plans [Published Risk & Insurance - 23 hours ago]
Reckitt Benckiser to spin out pharma; GSK views... [Published Pharma Letter - Jul 28 2014]
FDA Approves Purdue Pharma L.P.???s Hard-to-Abu... [Published BioSpace - Jul 28 2014]
UPDATE 1-AcelRx stock plunges after FDA rejects... [Published CNBC - Jul 28 2014]
Are you dependent on opioids? [Published All4Women - Jul 28 2014]
Report on ATOME conference held in Poland [Published EHospice - Jul 28 2014]
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Phosphagenics Provides Update on Opioid Patch P... [Published PR Newswire: Health - 6 hours ago]
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Next phase of the TPM®/Oxymorphone clinical development program has commencedTPM®/Oxycodone Phase 2a trial to be conducted in Australia during Q4 2014TPM®/Oxymorphone Phase 2 trial to be conducted in ...
Low-dose naltrexone for treatment of multiple s... [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - Jul 28 2014]
Every time I talk about complementary/alternative medicine to MSers someone tells me of a good luck story about low dose naltrexone. Naltrexone is an opioid receptor antagonist used primarily in the management of alcohol dependence and opioid dependence ...
Weekly Roundup 7.25.14 [Published Eye on FDA - Jul 25 2014]
We sit on the cusp of August – the month when America goes on vacation.  Everything will slow down, rush hour will be less rushed, lawns will need less cutting and in our sights is Labor Day which brings the laziness of the season to an abrupt end. ...
Harper government aims to clamp down on prescri... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 25 2014]
TORONTO — Ottawa has issued a national call for proposals to improve prescribing practices for opioids and other drugs that pose a high risk of abuse or addiction. Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose says her department has earmarked $3.6-million to ...
FDA Approves New Pain Pill Designed To Be Hard ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 24 2014]
The Food and Drug Administration approved on Wednesday a new pain pill that was created to discourage abuse, the Associated Press reports. The new pill, Targiniq ER, combines oxycodone, a potentially addictive opioid used in many pain medications, ...
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Cara Therapeutics Earns Milestone Payment From ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 16 2014]
Egalet Reports Positive Top-Line Results From C... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 15 2014]
BioCorRx, Inc. Eliminates Nearly $1,000,000 of ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 09 2014]
Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. Signs Agreement Wit... [Published Financial Services - Jul 09 2014]
Top-line data from a Phase 3 clinical trial dem... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 25 2014]
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