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Bangor Daily News
The FDA approved OxyContin for use in kids — a recipe for disasterThe production, marketing and prescribing of OxyContin and other similar drugs,
The FDA approved OxyContin for use in kids — a recipe for disaster
Bangor Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
The production, marketing and prescribing of OxyContin and other similar drugs, called opioids, is one of the biggest health care disasters of our age. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has called the rise in opioid abuse an epidemic. This class... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford co. in insomnia drug developmentStamford-based Purdue Pharma is collaborating with Eisai to commercialize an in
Stamford co. in insomnia drug development
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
Stamford-based Purdue Pharma is collaborating with Eisai to commercialize an insomnia drug candidate, sharing clinical development and marketing costs in exchange for royalty rights in some markets. The companies did not disclose financial terms of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Stamford co. in insomnia drug developmentStamford-based Purdue Pharma is collaborating with Eisai to commercialize an in
Stamford co. in insomnia drug development
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 hours ago
Stamford-based Purdue Pharma is collaborating with Eisai to commercialize an insomnia drug candidate, sharing clinical development and marketing costs in exchange for royalty rights in some markets. The companies did not disclose financial terms of... Read more
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Business Wire
Prescription Pain Drugs: Opioid, Anticonvulsant, Injectable/ Inhaled, Topical/ Transdermal, Medical Marijuana -2020 Analysis and ForecastsDUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.co
Prescription Pain Drugs: Opioid, Anticonvulsant, Injectable/ Inhaled, Topical/ Transdermal, Medical Marijuana -2020 Analysis and Forecasts
Business Wire / Posted 23 hours ago
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5hvt25/prescription_pain) has announced the addition of the "Prescription Pain Drugs - Including Opioid, Anticonvulsant, Injectable/ Inhaled, Topical/... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Appalachia's heroin and opiate problem is insideous, sad, and seemingly unstoppable.If you asked what state has the worst heroin problem, most would probably say N
Appalachia's heroin and opiate problem is insideous, sad, and seemingly unstoppable.
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
If you asked what state has the worst heroin problem, most would probably say New York, California, perhaps even Florida. But per capita, the state having the biggest heroin problem is West Virginia. Yes, West Virginia has the nation's worst rate of... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
City of Chicago pursues case over painkiller marketingAttorneys for the city filed a revised complaint Wednesday in federal court in
City of Chicago pursues case over painkiller marketing
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Attorneys for the city filed a revised complaint Wednesday in federal court in Chicago. In May, U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso dismissed the city’s claims against four of the companies while allowing the city’s consumer fraud claims against Purdue... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
City of Chicago pursues case over painkiller marketingCHICAGO (AP) - The city of Chicago is continuing its legal battle with five dru
City of Chicago pursues case over painkiller marketing
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The city of Chicago is continuing its legal battle with five drug makers it accuses of deceptively marketing a class of prescription painkillers that can be highly addictive. Attorneys for the city filed a revised complaint Wednesday... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
City of Chicago pursues case over painkiller marketingCHICAGO (AP) - The city of Chicago is continuing its legal battle with five dru
City of Chicago pursues case over painkiller marketing
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The city of Chicago is continuing its legal battle with five drug makers it accuses of deceptively marketing a class of prescription painkillers that can be highly addictive. Attorneys for the city filed a revised complaint Wednesday... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Purdue Pharma agrees to restrict marketing of opioidsPurdue Pharma makes the long-acting opioid Oxy-Contin, its brand name for oxyco
Purdue Pharma agrees to restrict marketing of opioids
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Purdue Pharma makes the long-acting opioid Oxy-Contin, its brand name for oxycodone pills. The agreement strengthens and makes permanent an internal Purdue program aimed at preventing the company’s sales staff from promoting the powerful painkiller... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Purdue Pharma agrees to restrict marketing of opioidsPurdue Pharma makes the long-acting opioid Oxy-Contin, its brand name for oxyco
Purdue Pharma agrees to restrict marketing of opioids
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
Purdue Pharma makes the long-acting opioid Oxy-Contin, its brand name for oxycodone pills. The agreement strengthens and makes permanent an internal Purdue program aimed at preventing the company’s sales staff from promoting the powerful painkiller... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
SilverSource Receives Two Grants to Support Medical TransportationSTAMFORD, Conn. -- SilverSource Inc., a Stamford organization that supports old
SilverSource Receives Two Grants to Support Medical Transportation
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 7 days ago
STAMFORD, Conn. -- SilverSource Inc., a Stamford organization that supports older adults, has received $20,000 in grants from First County Bank Foundation and Purdue Pharma L.P. The grants will allow the nonprofit to continue providing rides its... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Big pharma marketed OxyContin to SI pill mill kingpinSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The makers of OxyContin aggressively marketed their paink
Big pharma marketed OxyContin to SI pill mill kingpin
Staten Island Advance / Posted 12 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The makers of OxyContin aggressively marketed their painkiller to a physician assistant who would become one of Staten Island's worst pill pushers. Leonard Marchetta -- who awaits federal sentencing for running a painkiller... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Experts warn ‘green monster’ drug comingCommunities across Southern Ontario struggling to manage ballooning levels of f
Experts warn ‘green monster’ drug coming
Sarnia Observer / Posted 12 days ago
Communities across Southern Ontario struggling to manage ballooning levels of fentanyl addiction within their population may now have to contend with the “green monster” of opiates, experts warn. An emerald-coloured pill made in clandestine labs... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Experts warn ‘green monster’ drug comingCommunities across Southern Ontario struggling to manage ballooning levels of f
Experts warn ‘green monster’ drug coming
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 12 days ago
Communities across Southern Ontario struggling to manage ballooning levels of fentanyl addiction within their population may now have to contend with the “green monster” of opiates, experts warn. An emerald-coloured pill made in clandestine labs... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Experts warn ‘green monster’ drug comingCommunities across Southern Ontario struggling to manage ballooning levels of f
Experts warn ‘green monster’ drug coming
Chatham Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Communities across Southern Ontario struggling to manage ballooning levels of fentanyl addiction within their population may now have to contend with the “green monster” of opiates, experts warn. An emerald-coloured pill made in clandestine labs... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
FDA Approves OxyContin Use For Children As Young As 11The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week approved the narcotic pai
FDA Approves OxyContin Use For Children As Young As 11
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 12 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week approved the narcotic painkiller OxyContin for pediatric use. The regulatory agency reported the drug is safe for children as young as 11 who are experiencing chronic pain that cannot be treated... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sales of opioid drug prescriptions in Canada skyrocketingPrescriptions for dangerous alternatives to OxyContin are soaring, showing that
Sales of opioid drug prescriptions in Canada skyrocketing
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Prescriptions for dangerous alternatives to OxyContin are soaring, showing that a crackdown on the popular painkiller has failed to curb Canada’s opioid crisis. OxyContin, a brand-name version of oxycodone, was once the top-selling long-acting... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
FDA OKs OxyContin for older kidsOxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat around
FDA OKs OxyContin for older kids
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat around-the-clock pain in adults. But most pain medications are not approved for use in children. The FDA says it asked drugmaker Purdue Pharma to study how to safely use... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Sen. Manchin blasts FDA for OxyContin approval for children over 11(WVVA) U.S. Senator Joe Manchin says he is "ashamed" and "disgusted" with the F
Sen. Manchin blasts FDA for OxyContin approval for children over 11
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
(WVVA) U.S. Senator Joe Manchin says he is "ashamed" and "disgusted" with the Federal Drug Administration's recent decision to allow physicians to prescribe OxyContin to children. The FDA is now allowing pediatric patients between 11 and 16 year old... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderOxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat around
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 14 days ago
OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat around-the-clock pain in adults. But most pain medications are not approved for use in children. The FDA says it asked drugmaker Purdue Pharma to study how to safely use... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
FDA Approves OxyContin For Kids Monday August 17, 2015 7:21 AMUPDATED: Monday August 17, 2015 7:24 AM The Fo
FDA Approves OxyContin For Kids
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 14 days ago
Monday August 17, 2015 7:21 AMUPDATED: Monday August 17, 2015 7:24 AM The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful narcotic painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11. OxyContin, an... Read more
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ConnectTriStates.com KHQA
FDA: OxyContin for children 11 and older approvedWASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful
FDA: OxyContin for children 11 and older approved
ConnectTriStates.com KHQA / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 suffering from severe, chronic pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
FDA Approves Oxycodone Drug for Children Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication that often stirs up debate because of
FDA Approves Oxycodone Drug for Children
Doctors Health Press / Posted 15 days ago
Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication that often stirs up debate because of its addictive properties—this is why the drug is often abused for recreational use. But when used appropriately, oxycodone can... Read more
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Reuters
FDA approves use of opioid painkiller in 11-16 year oldsA view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver
FDA approves use of opioid painkiller in 11-16 year olds
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of opioid painkiller OxyContin in patients aged 11 to 16 who have not... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 16 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 16 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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Boston Herald
The TickerPrimark to open in downtown on Sept. 10 European value fashion retailer Primar
The Ticker
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Primark to open in downtown on Sept. 10 European value fashion retailer Primark has set a Sept. 10 opening date for its four-floor, 77,000-square-foot store in Boston’s Downtown Crossing. The Dublin-based chain’s location in the former Filene’s... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
FDA approves OxyContin for kids 11 and upThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA approves OxyContin for kids 11 and up
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 17 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
FDA OKs opioid painkiller for teensThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of opioid painkiller
FDA OKs opioid painkiller for teens
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of opioid painkiller OxyContin in patients aged 11 to 16 who have not benefited enough from alternatives. Unlike for adults, doctors are to prescribe the medicine only for children who can... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
FDA approves OxyContin for children 11 and youngerNEW YORK— The Food and Drug Administration approved the painkiller OxyContin fo
FDA approves OxyContin for children 11 and younger
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 17 days ago
NEW YORK— The Food and Drug Administration approved the painkiller OxyContin for children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. Dr. Sharon Hertz, director of new anesthesia, analgesia and addiction products for the FDA announced on... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
FDA approves OxyContin for kids 11 to 16The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful narcotic painkiller
FDA approves OxyContin for kids 11 to 16
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful narcotic painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11. While doctors who treat young cancer patients hailed the approval, others expressed concern that prescribing OxyContin to children... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
FDA approves OxyContin for children 11 and olderWASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the pow
FDA approves OxyContin for children 11 and older
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been... Read more
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KCEN-TV
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children(NBC) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved limited use of the power
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children
KCEN-TV / Posted 17 days ago
(NBC) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved limited use of the powerful and frequently abused painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11 years old, the agency announced Thursday. Dr. Sharon Hertz, director of new anesthesia,... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
FDA approves OxyContin for children 11 and olderWASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful painkil
FDA approves OxyContin for children 11 and older
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 suffering from severe, chronic pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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Calgary Sun
FDA approves OxyContin to treat severe, chronic pain in children 11 to 16WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful painki
FDA approves OxyContin to treat severe, chronic pain in children 11 to 16
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 suffering from severe, chronic pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
FDA approves use of opioid painkiller in 11-16 year oldsREUTERS: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of opioid p
FDA approves use of opioid painkiller in 11-16 year olds
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
REUTERS: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of opioid painkiller OxyContin in patients aged 11 to 16 who have not benefited enough from alternatives. The long-acting drug already treats adults suffering from around-the-clock... Read more
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Newser
11-Olds Can Now Be Prescribed OxyContin– The FDA has approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in child
11-Olds Can Now Be Prescribed OxyContin
Newser / Posted 17 days ago
– The FDA has approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat around-the-clock pain in adults. But... Read more
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Calcutta News
Pain management drug OxyContin approved for kids by USFDA WASHINGTON - The US Food and Drug Administration has approved limited use of
Pain management drug OxyContin approved for kids by USFDA
Calcutta News / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON - The US Food and Drug Administration has approved limited use of pain management drug OxyContin in certain pediatric patients 11 years and older, the regulatory body announced... Read more
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FOX News
FDA approves OxyContin for use by children ages 11 to 16WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful
FDA approves OxyContin for use by children ages 11 to 16
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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NBC New York
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC New York / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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NBC Chicago
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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NBC Washington
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC Washington / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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NBC San Diego
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC Bay Area / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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NBC Miami
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC Miami / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller O
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
NBC Connecticut / Posted 18 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and OlderUpdated: 08/13/2015 4:58 PM Created: 08/13/2015 4:57 PM WDIO.com WASHINGTON (
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older
WDIO Duluth / Posted 18 days ago
Updated: 08/13/2015 4:58 PM Created: 08/13/2015 4:57 PM WDIO.com WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 suffering from severe, chronic pain. OxyContin is... Read more
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