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New Fentanyl Mouth Patch Available for Use

New Fentanyl Mouth Patch Available for Use

Biodelivery Science's fentanyl mouth patches are now available for use in adult cancer patients who have developed a tolerance for opioid drugs.

New Prescription Metoclopramide Tablet Wins FDA Approval

New Prescription Metoclopramide Tablet Wins FDA Approval

The FDA has approved a metoclopramide tablet that melts in the mouth. This is despite recent lawsuits filed against the makers of Reglan (a form of metoclopramide) that allege the drug is associated with an increased risk of the development of muscle disorders.

News Roundup: Cruise Ship Lawsuits

News Roundup: Cruise Ship Lawsuits

The case of a Florida man that died of a heart attack while on a cruise; Royal Caribbean shareholders file suit against the company; Carnival and Charleston are still locked in a legal battle.

Johnson & Johnson Accused of Defrauding Nursing Home Patients

Johnson & Johnson Accused of Defrauding Nursing Home Patients

Drug giant Johnson & Johnson is accused of conspiring with pharmaceutical consulting and supply company Omnicare, Inc., to defraud nursing home residents across the country in a class-action lawsuit filed recently in a Los Angeles federal court.