Tag: opioid dependence

January 1, 2019
The Buzz Behind Digital Therapeutics

Will doctors one day prescribe apps meant to drive behavior changes instead of drugs?

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September 9, 2018
FDA Approves New Dosage for Opioid Dependence Therapy

Cassipa (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual film delivers a new dosage for the treatment of opioid dependence.

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August 2, 2018
FDA Proposes New Clinical Endpoints for Development of Opioid-Use Disorder Drugs

Drugs to treat opioid dependence could be approved under new clinical endpoints other than reducing opioid use.

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June 10, 2018
Drug Approvals Impacting Workers’ Comp

The FDA recently approved drugs to treat opioid dependence, migraines, and rheumatoid arthritis.

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May 10, 2018
FDA Encourages Drug Developers to Focus on Buprenorphine Depot Products

A newly released draft guidance encourages the development of more sustained-release buprenorphine products.

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May 2, 2018
The Craze Over Kratom

Kratom continues to grow in popularity as a drug for pain and opioid withdrawal, despite concerns from the FDA, CDC and DEA.

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April 10, 2018
Opioid Withdrawal Drug Closer to Approval

If approved, Lucemyra (lofexidine) would be the first non-opioid drug approved to treat the symptoms of opioid withdrawal.

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