ALLEGAN, Mich. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved an oral painkiller made by Perrigo, the drug maker said Wednesday.
Perrigo announced the approval of morphine sulfate oral solution in the 100-mL/5% strength. The drug is a Schedule II controlled substance and is used to treat moderate to severe acute and chronic pain. Sales of the drug are about $26 million per year, according to Wolters Kluwer Health. Perrigo said it would ship the drug immediately.