The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Trevena’s Olinvyk as a new intravenous opioid for short-term management of acute pain in a hospital setting.

The U.S. government filed a civil lawsuit accusing Rochester Drug-Cooperative Inc., a large opioid distributor, of failing to report thousands of suspicious orders for controlled substances as part of a years-long drive to bolster profit.

The United States should take action to reduce demand for the drugs fueling its deadly opioid crisis, a top Chinese drug control official said.