December 10, 2012
Shares of Zogenix (NASDAQ: ZGNX ) fell 45% after a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee reviewing its extended-release painkiller Zohydro voted 11-2 against the drug. Much of the resistance from the committee focused on potential abuse of the drug, and Zohydro in its current form is not crush-resistant. In this video, Motley Fool health care bureau chief Brenton Flynn tells us why this is such a devastating blow for the company, and what, if anything, in Zogenix's pipeline may save it.
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