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Martindale brands PRAC methadone reformulation demand unfair

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Executive Summary

Alleged misuse of an oral methadone formulation by Norwegian drug addicts has highlighted a new regulatory risk that pharma companies now face. It appears that though pharma companies have to show their drugs have more than a favorable risk:benefit ratio when used properly, they must also be formulated so as to mitigate risk of harm when taken inappropriately.






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