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FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid Addiction

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_159050.html
brief description
Experts say steady dosing eliminates need to take medication daily to combat heroin, powerful painkillers
key insights
  • In May 2016, a new long-acting implant that can help treat people addicted to heroin and prescription painkillers was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
additional information
New strides are being made in the opioid field.

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