Tag Archives: Opioid

Opioid for Depression Comes Before FDA Panel

An investigational drug that targets the opioid system for major depressive disorder will be reviewed in an FDA advisory committee meeting Thursday, and briefing documents from agency staff suggest the product won’t have an easy time. The safety and efficacy of ALKS 5461, a combination of buprenorphine and samidorphan intended to be used as adjunctive… Read More »

Trump administration launches program for moms, babies with opioid withdrawal

The Trump administration is launching a program to help states care for pregnant women who are using opioids and for their babies who are born dependent on the drugs. The Maternal Opioid Misuse program, or the “M-O-M model,” will work with state Medicaid programs to help set up services for pregnant women who are dependent… Read More »