Posted from: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 05:26 PM - Present

Zorvolex Now Approved for Osteoarthritis Pain

August 25, 2014 –The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) extended the approval of Zorvolex to treat the chronic pain associated with osteoarthritis. Zorvolex is manufactured by Iroko Pharmaceuticals.  The brand name version of Zorvolex, diclofenac, was a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) approved for the treatment of mild to moderate acute pain.

 

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