APS 2011 Acute Pain
The MoxDuo combination of morphine and oxycodone may have a superior respiratory safety profile to that of equianalgesic morphine equivalent doses (MED) of either morphine or oxycodone alone, according to results presented at the American Pain Society's 30th Annual Scientific Meeting.
The top five pulmonology-related issues that physicians and patients should question have been released by the American College of Chest Physicians and American Thoracic Society (ATS) as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.
APS 2012: Chronic Pain
Patients with chronic, noncancer-related pain who received fentanyl buccal tablet had consistent short-term efficacy across clinically meaningful analgesia measures, according to results of a study presented at the American Pain Society's 31st Annual Scientific Meeting.
Drugs in the Pipeline
FibroGen announced data from its Phase 2a study of FG-4592 (oral anemia therapy) in patients with stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) and anemia.