Posts tagged opioid
Titan, Opiant collaborate on new approach to opioid use disorder

Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTNP) and Opiant Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:OPNT) are collaborating to explore development of a novel approach to the prevention of opioid relapse and overdose in individuals with opioid use disorder. 

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Titan’s Probuphine featured on CBS affiliate

The CBS affiliate in Boston, WBZ-TV, has aired a segment about the opioid crisis, featuring Probuphine, a six-month implant developed by Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTNP) that releases a steady dose of buprenorphine to provide maintenance treatment for opioid addiction.

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Mackie cuts Intellipharmaceutics to sell

Mackie Research Capital downgraded Intellipharmaceutics International (NASDAQ, TSX:IPCI) to “sell” from “speculative buy” and slashed its price target to $1 from $6 after a FDA advisory committee voted 22-1 against recommending approval of Rexista. The stock slumped $1.13 to close at $1.36 on July 27.

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Fortune hails Titan’s ProNeura technology

Fortune.com has featured Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTNP) and its ProNeura technology, calling it a “formidable new class of pharmaceutical implants.”

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Knight NDS for Probuphine in Canada accepted for review

Knight Therapeutics’ (TSX:GUD) New Drug Submission (NDS) for Probuphine, a subdermal implant of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid drug dependence, has been accepted for review by Health Canada.

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Titan’s Probuphine featured in Fortune

The online version of Fortune magazine has produced an article about the digital health revolution that discusses the contribution of Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTNP) and its Probuphine implant as a maintenance treatment for opioid addiction.

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Braeburn gets CMS J-code for Titan's Probuphine

Closely held Braeburn Pharmaceuticals announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted a Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code, or permanent J-code, for Probuphine, the first and only six-month buprenorphine implant for the maintenance treatment of opioid addiction.

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Titan Pharma adds two members to BOD

Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTNP), in a move to boost its product development and commercialization experience in the U.S., Europe and Asia, named Scott Smith and Dr. Rajinder Kumar to its board.

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Braeburn files for $150-million IPO

Closely held Braeburn Pharmaceuticals filed with U.S. regulators to raise up to $150-million in an initial public offering, seven months after its Probuphine implant to treat opioid addiction was approved by the FDA.

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MF selects Titan’s Probuphine as a top 12 medical breakthrough

The Motley Fool investment newsletter selected Titan Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ:TTNP) Probuphine implant as one of the 12 greatest medical breakthroughs of 2016.

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Titan’s Probuphine, Behshad Sheldon win Stevie awards

Titan Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ:TTNP) Probuphine implant was named a gold award winner at the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business in the category of "Best New Product or Service of the Year."

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Titan’s Probuphine featured at ISAM meeting

Titan Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ:TTNP) Probuphine implant and marketing partner, closely-held Braeburn Pharmaceuticals, were featured in three presentations at the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) annual meeting in Montreal last week.

Probuphine, a subdermal implant of buprenorphine, is the first commercially available six-month maintenance treatment for opioid dependence. The FDA approved Probuphine in May.

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Popular Science picks Titan’s Probuphine for “Best of What’s New” award

Titan Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ: TTNP) Probuphine implant has been recognized as one of the "12 Most Important Innovations of the Year" in the health category in Popular Science's annual Best of What's New issue.

Probuphine, a subdermal implant developed using Titan's proprietary ProNeura technology, was approved by the FDA in May, becoming the first commercially available long-term maintenance treatment of opioid dependence in clinically stable patients on 8 mg or less a day of oral buprenorphine.

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Titan’s Probuphine gains more media attention

Titan Pharmaceutical’s (NASDAQ:TTNP) Probuphine six-month implant of sublingual buprenorphine continues to attract widespread media attention for its ability to treat addiction to opioids.

Independent TV station, WHDT, in Stuart, FL. has produced a segment on Probuphine with Dr. Stuart Segal and one of his patients, who was successfully weaned off her use of opioids.

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Opioid addiction patient gives high marks to Titan's Probuphine

Today’s edition of USA Today carried a profile of Sarah Wilson, wife and mother of four, who became addicted to opioid pain medications after she suffered severe injuries from being hit by an intoxicated driver about eight-years-ago.

Ms. Wilson started her recovery when she entered a clinical trial that tested Titan Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ:TTNP) Probuphine six-month implant of buprenorphine.

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JAMA article points to effectiveness of Titan’s buprenorphine implant

A randomized clinical trial reported in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association found that Titan Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ:TTNP) six-month buprenorphine implant, known as Probuphine, may be an effective relapse prevention treatment for stable opioid-dependent adults maintaining clinical stability with 8 mg/d or less of sublingual buprenorphine.

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Congress passes Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

The United States Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to pass the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). The Senate vote follows a similar near-unanimous vote in the House of Representatives last week and will send the bill to the President for his signature.

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) welcomed passage of the legislation and called on Congress to fulfill its commitment to fund CARA fully this year.

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