Poioid Addiction

FDA Approves Implant to Fight Opioid Addiction

A newly FDA-approved implant, Probuphine, releases a low dose of medication to treat opioid addiction. Braeburn Pharmaceuticals An implantable treatment for opioid addiction was approved today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, adding a new option in the fight against a growing epidemic. The implant, a match-sized rod that is inserted under the skin, releases a milder opioid drug…