Oxycodone Deaths in Florida Dropped in the First Half of 2012 – TestCountry.com (blog)

Statewide, there were 759 oxycodone-related deaths from January through June 2012, compared to 1,058 during the same period in 2011.

In Orange and Osceola counties, where prescription drug overdoses have been prominent in recent (more…)

US FDA approves Watson ANDA for Oxycodone and Acetaminophen tablets – Pharmaceutical…

US FDA has approved Watson Pharmaceuticals’ abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for Oxycodone and Acetaminophen tablets, USP 7.5 mg/500 mg and 10 mg/650 mg.

The tablets are the generic equivalent to Endo Pharmaceuticals’ Percocet tablets to treat moderate to moderately severe pain.

The tablet will be manufactured at Watson’s Miami, Florida facility in US.

Headquartered in Corona, US, Watson Pharmaceuticals develops, manufactures and sells (more…)

Boynton Beach couple charged with trafficking – Sun-Sentinel

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies say Kayla and Ricky Ramsey combined their efforts and duped at least two Boynton Beach pharmacies out more than 100 Oxycodone pills.

Married in 2010, the couple now stands charged with trafficking Oxycodone, according to a Sheriff’s Office report.

The road to the couple’s arrest began on Sept. 19, when Kayla Ramsey, 24, called the CVS pharmacy (more…)