Pharmacist accused of stealing nearly 500 Oxycodone – WTSP 10 News

Kelsey Sunderland , WTSP 9:23 PM. EST November 15, 2017

MANATEE CO. – A Manatee County pharmacist has been arrested for taking pills from his employer, authorities say.

Manatee County Sheriff‘s Office Special Investigations Division were led to 33-year-old Cody Bennett when they received a complaint of suspicion activity at the Manatee Discount Pharmacy.

Deputies say nearly (more…)

FDA Approves sNDA for Abuse Deterrent, Extended-Release Oxycodone – MD Magazine

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for an abuse-deterrent, extended-release oxycodone formula (Xtampza, Collegium Pharmaceutical) for the management of severe pain that requires daily, long-term opioid treatment.

The approval resulted in 3 main changes to the label. Pharmacokinetic, comparative data for the extended-release drug will be added, showing a comparison with the abuse-deterrent version (more…)

Deadly Carfentanil, fentanyl pills disguised as Oxycodone found in Monmouth – Asbury Park…

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Emergency department visits alone rose 100 percent between 2005 and 2014 Ken Serrano

Notoriously potent synthetic opioids manufactured into pill form that resembled the appearance of another painkiller were found in Monmouth County for the first time, according to the county prosecutor’s office. 

The carfentanil and cyclopropyl fentanyl pills, which resemble the appearance (more…)