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Indivior plans cheaper opioid addiction drug if rivals launch copycats

(Reuters) – Indivior Plc (INDV.L) said on Tuesday it could launch a cheaper version of its blockbuster opioid addiction treatment, Suboxone, if rivals release generic versions of the drug. The British drugmaker is also looking to reduce its dependence on Suboxone, which accounts for about 80 percent of its revenue, by focusing on another opioid… Read More »

Fentanyl now deadliest drug in America, meth overdoses growing, CDC says

Fentanyl is now the deadliest drug in America, beating out heroin and oxycodone which had previously been involved in the most overdose fatalities between 2011 and 2016. In fact, the report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discovered a 113 percent increase per year between 2013 and 2016 in the… Read More »

Novo keeps adding capacity, and jobs, to its North Carolina drug plant  

Just months after announcing a $ 65 million expansion that will boost capacity at the North Carolina facility where it makes diabetes medications, Novo Nordisk says it needs yet more and will top it off with another $ 22 million and another 22 jobs. A Novo spokesman Wednesday confirmed an announcement by development officials in… Read More »