A joint US FDA advisory committee has recommended that a new immediate-release (IR) opioid analgesic be approved, according to Medscape.

The product — oxycodone hydrochloride tablets with the proposed trade name RoxyBond (Inspirion Delivery Sciences LLC) — would be indicated for the management of moderate to severe pain where use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate.

If the FDA acts on these recommendations, the product would be the first approved IR opioid with abuse-deterrent properties.

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