Drugs of abuse


New FDA Program for Mail Back Envelopes for Opioids – Good News or Bad News?

On Monday, the FDA announced a change to the REMS for opioids to include a requirement “to make prepaid mail‑back envelopes available to outpatient pharmacies and other dispensers as an additional opioid analgesic disposal option for patients.”  As part of the new, revised REMS requirement, “all manufacturers of opioid analgesics used in outpatient settings are […]

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Still Slugging Away at Opioid Abuse and Overdose,  FDA Presents Yet Another Revised Plan

The nation has been struggling with drug abuse for as long as I can remember.  The current opioid crisis keeps the problem on the front page, especially with fentanyl being disguised in a drug of abuse which has become one of the most deadly drugs of abuse in the long war on drugs. FDA has […]

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