LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mallinckrodt (NYSE: MNK) presented 15 posters with data on its investigational drug, MNK-795, studied for the management of moderate to severe acute pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate, at PAINWeek, which runs from Sept. 4-7 in Las Vegas. The studies span the compound’s efficacy, safety, abuse-related characteristics, and release/delivery profile with immediate and extended-release components.
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“As a leader in pain management, Mallinckrodt has taken a comprehensive approach to driving research in the acute pain category,” said Tom Smith, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Mallinckrodt. “We believe that the data presented this week show our commitment to this disease area.”
In addition, Mallinckrodt hosted a booth focused on the responsible delivery of opioid medications, a C.A.R.E.S. AllianceSM booth, and a sponsored symposium titled “Regulatory Changes and Abuse Deterrence: Impact on Products and Practices.” Mallinckrodt is dedicated to providing medications for treatment of patients with pain, and is equally committed to working with policy makers, law enforcement, and industry to address the complex issues of abuse and diversion.
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Mallinckrodt is a leading global specialty pharmaceuticals business that develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products and medical imaging agents. The Company’s Specialty Pharmaceuticals segment includes branded and generic drugs, and the Global Medical Imaging segment includes contrast media and nuclear imaging agents. Mallinckrodt has approximately 5,500 employees worldwide with direct sales in roughly 50 countries and distribution in approximately 40 other countries. The Company’s 2012 revenue totaled $2.1 billion. To learn more about Mallinckrodt, visit www.mallinckrodt.com.
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