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Zogenix defends Zohydro

  • In response to congressional activity seeking a withdrawal of the recently-approved Zohydro (hydrocodone), Zogenix publishes its response to yesterday's hearing.
  • Zohydro's potency is equivalent to other commercially available pain pills but without acetaminophen.
  • In terms of maximum strength per pill, all other extended-release opioids have a higher dosage strength than Zohydro.
  • The company offers educational tools and safeguards to ensure the safe use of Zohydro in addition to the FDA-mandated REMS.
  • The company has established an External Safe Use Board of Experts to monitor the use of the product.
  • Sales representatives are not compensated on volume sales.
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