In Midst Of Opioid Crisis, FDA May Block New Addiction Drug From Market

More than 130 people in the U.S. die of an opioid overdose every day. One of the most effective ways to save lives is to get those struggling with addiction treated with medication to stop their cravings. But a loophole in federal law might block at least one new opioid-addiction drug from coming to market for years.

Many patients have to try several medications before finding one that works for them and that they can stick with.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/05/24/722076165/in-midst-of-opioid-crisis-fda-may-block-new-addiction-drug-from-market