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Arymo ER - A New Abuse-Deterrent Morphine Formulation
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The FDA has approved Arymo ER (Egalet), a new extended-release, abuse-deterrent tablet formulation of morphine sulfate, for management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. Arymo ER can only be marketed to deter abuse by injection because another single-entity, extended-release morphine product, MorphaBond, which has not been marketed to date, has marketing exclusivity for deterrence of abuse by the intranasal route through October 2018.1

ABUSE-DETERRENT OPIOIDS — Several abuse-deterrent opioid formulations have been approved by the FDA, either as single-drug products or in combinations with opioid antagonists. Some insurers do not cover them because they cost more than standard opioid formulations. No studies are available comparing the ... more       Show References Hide References

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