2 days ago Oxycodone is a semisynthetic molecule that is used to treat moderate to severe pain. The drug is an opioid medication that is synthesized from.
Pregabalin is a synthetic, gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) derivative that blocks calcium channels and functions as anti-convulsant, anti-epileptic, anxiolytic, and analgesic agent. The exact mode of action of Pregabalin remains unclear and the proposed mechanism is based upon results involving genetically modified mice and compounds that are structurally related to the drug such as gabapentin. The drug causes a decrease in the excitability of the neurons in the central nervous system by binding to the auxiliary subunit (α2-δ protein) of a voltage-gated calcium channel present on the neurons of the central nervous system.
"This is a way to get rid of a terrible, terrible drug, oxycodone," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open including GW Pharma stocks popping on positive results for a new cannabinoid.
After GW Pharmaceuticals announced positive results of late-stage trials of a cannabis-based drug meant to treat children's epilepsy, CNBC's Jim Cramer said the medication could someday replace the opioid oxycodone as a leading prescription painkiller.
"This is a way to get rid of a terrible, terrible drug, oxycodone," Cramer said.
Cramer's Mad Dash: GW Pharma soars.
Prices for the British company's U.S.-listed shares more than doubled on Monday on news of the test results for Epidiolex.
less hesitant to prescribe cannabis-based drugs. Cramer said on " Squawk on the Street " the drug could make doctors in the U.S. "If you want to prescribe actual medical marijuana, a real doctor is reluctant to do it because there is no uniform standard, and all you really want is the pure cannabinoid," he said.
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In a statement, GW told CNBC it is not investigating cannabinoids as a replacement for oxycodone. "Today's Phase 3 results of Epidiolex (cannabidiol) were not studying the medicine as a possible treatment for pain. Epidiolex is being investigated for Dravet syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC), three rare, extremely debilitating epilepsy syndromes that begin in infancy or early childhood.".
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According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, there were 47,055 lethal drug overdoses in 2014, with 18,893 overdose deaths tied to prescription pain relievers, and 10,574 fatal overdoses related to heroin that year.
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NHL's Mike Richards NHL Notified About Oxycodone Drama . involves the prescription drug oxycodone multiple sources l TMZ Sports.
However, he has since been cut from the team for "a material breach of the requirements of his Standard Player's Contract.".
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Our sources say Richards was stopped while crossing from the United States into Canada on June 17th... and we're told he was questioned about oxycodone pills, a powerful painkiller.
For the record, Richards has NOT been charged with a crime.
NHL officials have been notified that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigation into ex-L.A. Kings player Mike Richards involves the prescription drug oxycodone... multiple sources l TMZ Sports.
We reached out to Richards' agent for comment multiple times but haven't heard back. Canadian officials refused to comment, citing privacy laws.
But a rep for the NHL Players Association ls us, "We are in the process of reviewing the facts and circumstances of this matter, and will discuss the situation with the player in order to determine the appropriate course of action.".
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Including the opiate oxycodone, the guideline sentencing range is determined by application of the A. Oxycodone, Opiates and the Drug Equivalency Table.