Prescription Drug Monitoring in Chronic Opioid Therapy: Employing Urine Drug Testing to Optimize Patient Outcomes
Advisory Board for AstraZeneca; Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.; Depomed, Inc.; Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Grünenthal USA Inc.; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Quest Diagnostics Incorporated; Seminur; and Teva Pharmaceuticals. Contracted Research for Grünenthal USA Inc.; Insys Therapeutics, Inc.; Purdue Pharma; and Teva Pharmaceuticals. Ownership Interest for Depomed, Inc. Speaker’s Bureau for Allergan, Inc.; Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC; AstraZeneca; BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc.; Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.; Depomed, Inc.; Egalet Corporation; and Kaléo.
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