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OxyContin's maker is accused of fueling the opioid epidemic. Its new overdose antidote was just fast-tracked by the FDA
The US Food and Drug Administration granted Purdue Pharma's experimental opioid overdose drug fast-track designation. According to Purdue, its drug, nalmefene hydrochloride injection, has a longer effect than naloxone, another opioid antagonist that is approved to reverse overdoses.
Thursday, March 14th 2019, 9:15 AM HST