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FDA approves first once-monthly injection for opioid abuseSoon after FDA approved a novel device to treat opioid use disorder, FDA approved the first and only once-monthly injectable buprenorphine formulation to treat moderate to severe opioid use disorder (OUD).
How treating opioid use disorder is cost effectiveA commercial health plan analysis by axialHealthcare has interesting findings about funding opioid use disorder treatment plans.
FDA clears first opioid withdrawal deviceFDA granted a new indication to a device that can help reduce the symptoms of withdrawal from the prescription pain drugs.
Only 1 in 4 Opioid-Addicted Youth Receive Medication
Only 1 in 4 Opioid-Addicted Youth Receive MedicationYounger people, females, black or Hispanic less likely to have medication.