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US FDA Considering Opioid Mail-Back Envelope Mandate, But Industry Has Heard This Before

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Sponsors would be required to furnish patients with pre-paid envelopes to mail back unused opioid medications for disposal. Comments on FDA's proposal could follow industry concerns about burden on health care system voiced when the idea was floated in 2018.

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