A Nevada doctor has become the first in the state to face criminal drug distribution and health care fraud charges under a federal push to stem so-called "pill mill" physicians dispensing large amounts of powerful opioid medications with no legitimate medical purpose,...
The FDA recently approved a new drug in the fight against opioid addiction. VCU is leading a clinical trial next year to test the drug sublocade which offers another treatment option once a patient has suffered an overdose.
Pennsylvania’s top health official visited the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Friday to introduce new guidelines for prescribing painkillers to kids. It’s one of the state’s most recent efforts to address the growing opioid epidemic.
Indivior’s experimental drug to help fight America’s growing opioid addiction crisis was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration late on Thursday, boosting its sales prospects as competitors threaten revenues from an older product.