Tag Archives: Opioid

Viewpoints: Forget The Tough Love Policy During Opioid Epidemic And Really Help Sufferers; Think Climate Change Won’t Make Us Sick? Think Again.

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. The Washington Post: The Incredibly Unpopular Idea That Could Stem Opioid Deaths  Prescription heroin? Remember, I said you might not like the solution. I don’t like it, either — and frankly, neither do the drug policy researchers who told me it may be necessary.… Read More »

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 »