Navigation Links
Abuse-Deterrent Medication Developer, Pisgah Laboratories, Achieves Top 5 Technologies Ranking
Date:11/27/2012

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) today announced that it has selected Pisgah Laboratories' abuse-deterrent technology platform as one of its Top 5 Technologies To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse.

Pisgah Laboratories' lead abuse-deterrent technology product candidate Hydrocodone/APAP, is intended to provide relief to patients in need of treatment, yet lessen the potential for drug abuse.

According to Bill Bristol, the company's founder and CEO, "Employing organic chemistry, Pisgah's technology addresses prescription drug abuse at the core of the demand, a product's active ingredient.  We're grateful for CLAAD's recognition of our innovation."

The Top 5 Technologies competition aims to increase public awareness of the U.S. prescription drug abuse epidemic, and to support private-sector efforts to address the problem.

Michael Barnes, spokesman for CLAAD, stated, "We support Pisgah's efforts to develop novel medications to advance patient care and simultaneously inhibit abuse."  

San Diego-based Millennium Laboratories co-sponsored the Top 5 Technologies contest.  Millennium provides medication monitoring, drug detection and pharmacogenetic testing services.

"We are proud to recognize Pisgah Laboratories for joining Millennium and CLAAD in our efforts to advance patient care and reduce prescription drug abuse," said Howard Appel, President of Millennium Laboratories. 

About the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence
The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) is a national coalition of health care providers, law enforcement, community organizations, and businesses working together to reduce prescription drug abuse while optimizing patient care. CLAAD's National Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Strategy, which has earned the endorsements of 30 non-profit organizations, identifies the adoption of new technologies as an essential component of prescription drug abuse prevention policy.  Visit claad.org, and follow @claad_coalition

About Millennium Laboratories
Millennium Laboratories is the leading research-based, clinical diagnostic company dedicated to improving the lives of people with chronic pain and/or addiction. The company provides healthcare professionals with medication monitoring, drug detection and pharmacogenetic testing services to personalize treatment plans to improve clinical outcomes and patient safety. 

About Pisgah Laboratories, Inc.
Pisgah Laboratories is uniquely positioned to help fill empty product pipelines with a host of abuse-deterrent pain management products which are patent protected and offer performance-enhancing benefits. For licensing or product development opportunities, please contact Todd Stamps at 803-212-8224 for additional information.


'/>"/>
SOURCE CLAAD
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Grant & Eisenhofer Represents Lead Whistleblower in Historic $1.6 Billion Settlement with Abbott Laboratories Over Off-Label Marketing of Antiepileptic Medication Depakote
2. Failure to Take Medicine Linked to Unnecessary Hospital Visits, Especially for Medicare Patients Taking High Blood Pressure or High Cholesterol Medications
3. CVS Caremark Sponsored Research Finds FDA Drug Warnings Can Have Immediate Negative Impact on Medication Adherence, Even if Not Related to Safety
4. Community Pharmacists Take on Medication Non-Adherence to Improve Patient Health
5. MedVantx MedStart™ Solves Problem Highlighted in Study Published in Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine - Expired Medications in Physician Office Sample Closets
6. Omnicell Repeats Best in KLAS Award for OmniRx Automated Medication Dispensing System
7. Talyst Announces New Automated Medication Packager
8. Obesity journal publishes new study on lorcaserin, a weight-loss medication recommended for approval by FDA advisory panel
9. CVS Caremark Research Identifies Positive Link Between Medication Adherence and Employee Productivity
10. China Health Resource Develops Revolutionary Migraine Medication
11. HarborPath Creates a Single Portal for Uninsured Individuals to Access HIV/AIDS Medications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/20/2017)... -- Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), will host its fiscal third ... 28, 2017, beginning at 7:30 a.m. (CDT) / 8:30 a.m. ... participate in the conference call, dial (877) 304-8969 (domestic) or ... 10 minutes prior to the start to allow time to ... Webcast: A simultaneous webcast of the call ...
(Date:6/14/2017)... -- ivWatch LLC, a medical device company focused on improving ... pleased to announce it was the Bronze Winner last ... Equipment at the 2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEAs), ... award was presented by Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry ... New York during MD&M East, the ...
(Date:6/12/2017)... 2017 Kineta, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on ... Vice President of R&D and Head of Virology Kristin Bedard ... for the Northwest and Beyond meeting sponsored by Life ... 2017 from 8:30-10:30 AM PDT at the Agora Conference Center ... Dr. Bedard will be joined by other leaders in infectious ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... PureLife Dental is pleased to announce that California Dental ... As part of the amalgam separator endorsement, all CDA members may purchase an ECO ... the retail value. This partnership between PureLife and CDA is especially timely as it ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... financial planning, and related services to families and business owners in and around ... drive to benefit senior citizens in the area. , Meals on Wheels of ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... Moore Insurance, ... area with access to asset protection and financial planning services, is teaming up ... improving the lives of children with cancer and other chronic diseases. , The ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... Groove Ring is excited to ... their high performance silicon wedding bands and all-purpose rings. Whether you’re an athlete, adventurer, ... rings designed just for you. , From the rock face to the auto shop, ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... ... today that it has received certification for ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012. The company’s work in ... environments where the rule of law has been degraded. The PSC.1 standard was ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):