Harder-to-abuse oxycodone painkiller approved

By: Mark Lowery, Content Editor July 25, 2014 FDA has approved a new oxycodone painkiller that’s designed to be more difficult for drug abusers to exploit. Targiniq ER (Purdue Pharma) is an extended-release tablet that combines oxycodone, the active ingredient...

Pill-mill crackdown cut Florida’s overdose deaths

DRUGTOPICS.COM JULY 02, 2014 By: Mark Lowery, Content Editor   A federal report credits Florida’s crackdown on pill mills and doctor shoppers with reducing deaths from prescription-drug overdoses by nearly one quarter. The report from the Centers for Disease...

California considering Rx mail-order opt-out law

DRUGTOPICS.COM JULY 02, 2014 By: Mark Lowery State lawmakers in California are considering a bill that would allow patients to opt out of health plan requirements that certain prescriptions be filled by mail order. The bill (AB 2418) has already passed the state’s...

DEA Finalizes Rule to Schedule Tramadol

By Susan Trujillo on July 1, 2014 Posted in DEA Compliance, Drug Policy, Scheduling Actions Possibly in the hopes of catching everyone before they leave for their 4th of July holiday, the DEA published its Final Rule in the Federal Register on July 2nd placing...

NEWS LETTER

FIRST TIME GENERIC APROVALS First time generics are those drug products that have never been approved before as generic drug products and are new generic products to the marketplace.   Risedronate Sodium Tablets 75mg and 150mg Apporved: June 10, 2014 –...