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Titan scores FDA panel victory for opioid addiction implant

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Executive Summary

A panel of expert advisers to the US FDA on 21 March recommended approval of Titan Pharmaceuticals' Probuphine (buprenorphine hydrochloride/ethylene vinyl acetate) subdermal implant as a maintenance therapy for patients addicted to opioids, like oxycodone, or even street drugs like heroin – voting 10-4, with 1 abstention.



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