FDA approves powerful painkiller

09/27/2004 | Wall Street Journal, The

Purdue Pharma says although its new drug Palladone has an even stronger active ingredient than its controversial painkiller OxyContin, Palladone comes as a time-release capsule, which helps to reduce the risk of misuse. The FDA approval of Palladone comes with restrictions, and one FDA advisory panel member warned the lessons learned from abuses of OxyContin should not be forgotten.

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