Anesiva, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSV) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zingo(TM) (lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate) powder intradermal injection system, which provides rapid, topical, local analgesia to reduce the pain associated with venous access procedures, such as IV insertions or blood draws, in children ages three to 18. Zingo is an easy-to-administer, single-use, needle-free system containing 0.5 mg sterile lidocaine powder. It provides a rapid onset of action, allowing intravenous line placement or venipuncture to begin one to three minutes after administration.
"Blood draws and IV insertions are the most frequently reported...
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