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Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (MNK) To Present Data For Investigational And Approved Extended-Release Opioid Combination Medicines At PAINWeek


8/28/2014 10:44:02 AM

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ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mallinckrodt (NYSE: MNK) today announced that clinical data for its investigational opioid, MNK-155 (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) and approved opioid combination product XARTEMIS™ XR (oxycodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen) Extended-Release Tablets (CII) will be presented at PAINWeek 2014, a national conference on pain for frontline practitioners, September 2-6, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

MNK-155 is an investigational extended-release oral formulation of hydrocodone and acetaminophen being studied for the management of moderate to moderately severe acute pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate. MNK-155 is formulated with both immediate- and extended-release components. The NDA for MNK-155 was accepted for review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May 2014.

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