FDA to develop new framework for opioid analgesics following AcelRx approval

AcelRx logo - updatedThe FDA last week approved AcelRx‘s (NSDQ:ACRX) Dsuvia sufentanil product, noting that use of the opioid will be tightly restricted to adults experiencing acute pain in medically-supervised healthcare settings.

Dsuvia is a tablet that is administered sublingually in a single-dose, pre-filled applicator. The company expects to launch its pain product in the first quarter of 2019.

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