The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee (AADPAC) generated an evenly split vote on whether to recommend approval of Durect Corporation’s Posimir.

As America continues to grapple with the opioid crisis, nonprofit advocacy group Public Citizen is calling for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to place a moratorium on the approval of any new opioid medications.