Tag: ‘Opioid of the Future’

PainNewsNetwork ‘Opioid of the Future’ Postponed

By: Pat Anson, PNN Editor 7/26/19 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is tapping the brakes on NKTR-181, an experimental opioid pain medication that has less abuse potential than traditional opioids like oxycodone or hydrocodone. In an SEC filing, Nektar Therapeutics said it received a letter from the FDA on July 23 saying the agency…