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National Pain Strategy: A Comprehensive Population Health-Level Strategy for Pain

Source: The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Office of Pain Policy

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Office of Pain Policy (part of the National Institutes of Health) is soliciting public comment on the draft National Pain Strategy. View the Draft Document

April 9, 2015 |

Abuse-Deterrent Opioids: Evaluation and Labeling Guidance for Industry

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

This April 2015 FDA report is intended “to assist sponsors who wish to develop opioid drug products with potentially abuse-deterrent properties.” It notes that “Prescription opioid products are an important component of modern pain management. However, abuse and misuse of these products have created a serious and growing public health problem. One potentially important step towards the[…]

April 8, 2015 |