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Collegium Receives FDA Approval for Xtampza ER, an Analgesic with Abuse-Deterrent Properties

Posted 30 Apr 2016 by

CANTON, Mass., April 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Nasdaq:COLL) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Xtampza ER (oxycodone) extended-release (ER) capsules CII, a twice-daily, oxycodone medication for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative ...

FDA Approves Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray to Treat Opioid Overdose

Posted 18 Nov 2015 by

November 18, 2015 – Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Narcan nasal spray, the first FDA-approved nasal spray version of naloxone hydrochloride, a life-saving medication that can stop or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Opioids are a class of drugs that include prescription medications such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and morphine, as well as the illegal drug heroin. ...

FDA Approves Evzio (naloxone) Hand-Held Auto-Injector to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Posted 3 Apr 2014 by

April 3, 2014 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a prescription treatment that can be used by family members or caregivers to treat a person known or suspected to have had an opioid overdose. Evzio (naloxone hydrochloride injection) rapidly delivers a single dose of the drug naloxone via a hand-held auto-injector that can be carried in a pocket or stored in a medicine ...

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