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Purdue's abuse-resistant OxyContin approved in US

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The US FDA has approved Purdue Pharma's reformulation of OxyContin (oxycodone HCl controlled-release 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg and 80mg tablets) that has been designed to be less susceptible to misuse and abuse. It is indicated for the management of moderate-to-severe pain where a continuous, around–the-clock opioid analgesic is needed for an extended period of time.

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