Orexo gets FDA OK for opioid dependence drug

New Drug Approvals

Regulators in the USA have given the green light to Orexo of Sweden’s Zubsolv as a treatment for opioid addiction.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Zubsolv, a once-daily sublingual formulation of Reckitt Benckiser’s Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone) which currently dominates the market. It is indicated for use as maintenance treatment for people suffering from opioid dependence and should be used as part of a complete treatment plan to include counselling and psychosocial support

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http://www.pharmatimes.com/Article/13-07-05/Orexo_gets_FDA_OK_for_opioid_dependence_drug.aspx

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