Surprise snub by FDA of AcelRx's Zalviso
This article was originally published in Scrip
The FDA surprised nearly everyone by rejecting AcelRx Pharmaceuticals' new drug application (NDA) for its pre-programmed, non-invasive, handheld system Zalviso, which delivers 15mcg per dose as needed of sufentanil, an opioid, allowing hospital patients to self-dose in managing their pain.
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