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NICE to set out new opioid prescription guidelines for GPs

March 18, 2019
Sales and Marketing GPs, NICE, addiction, addictive drugs, opioids, prescription drugs, withdrawal

NICE is set to develop new guidelines for GPs and healthcare professionals setting out rules for doctors regarding opioids and …


Prescription painkillers reclassified amid addiction concerns

October 17, 2018
Research and Development UK, addiction, classification, painkillers, policy

Two commonly prescribed painkillers are set to be put under tighter controls in the United Kingdom after a number of …


NICE guidelines on antidepressant withdrawal symptoms are misleading, study shows

October 9, 2018
Manufacturing and Production NICE, UK, addiction, antidepressants, research, study

Current NICE guidance concerning the severity of the effects of antidepressant withdrawal is misleading doctors according to research published in …


Researchers develop anti-nicotine addiction drugs

August 28, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing addiction, candidates, drug, nicotine, research, washington state university

Washington State University researchers have developed an array of drug candidates which they believe may help tackle addiction to nicotine. …


Weight loss drugs could be used to treat cocaine addiction

September 21, 2017
Research and Development addiction, cocaine, cocaine addiction, lorcaserin, pharma, pharmaceutical

Researchers at the Boston Medical Center are investigating the potential of utilising weight loss drugs in the treatment of cocaine …

FDA approves first buprenorphine implant for opioid dependence

May 27, 2016
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing FDA, addiction, buprenorphine, dependence, implant, opioid, probuphine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Probuphine, which is the first buprenorphine implant for the maintenance treatment …


FDA announces strongest warnings for opioid pain medications

March 23, 2016
Medical Communications, Research and Development FDA, abuse, addiction, boxed, label, misuse, opioids, public health, restrictions, safety, warnings

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced class-wide safety labelling changes for immediate release (IR) opioid pain medications. The …

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