Purdue Launches Ad Campaign for OxyContin Claims
MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 -- An ad campaign to inform people harmed by the prescription opioid OxyContin as to where they can file claims against maker Purdue Pharma was launched Monday by the company as part of bankruptcy proceedings. Notifying those... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma starts ad campaign for claims
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is rolling out an advertising campaign to let people know they can file claims against the company over the toll of its opioids (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Former Iowa governor, US ag secretary to monitor drugmaker
Former Iowa governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has been hired to monitor Purdue Pharma as the OxyContin maker goes through bankruptcy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

More than half of US opioid prescriptions for dental procedures exceeded 3-day supply recommendations from CDC 2016 guidelines
New largescale study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found overprescription of opioids by dentists common, particularly to patients at high risk for substance abuse, and that almost 1/3 of patients received more powerful drugs than neededElsevierIMAGE: In this cross-sectional analysis of 542,958 dental visits by adult patients, between 1 in 4 and 1 in 2 opioid prescriptions exceeded the recommended morphine equivalents and days ' supply for...viewmore Credit: Michelle S. Woods Ann Arbor, February 4, 2020 - Dentists are among top prescribers of opioids in the US, however, whether their opioid presc...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 13, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

A Fake Pharmacist, 745,000 Prescriptions and a $7.5 Million Settlement
For over a decade, Kim Thien Le handled hundreds of thousands of prescriptions without a license, including many for highly addictive opioids like oxycodone, prosecutors in California have said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mihir Zaveri Tags: Drugstores Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Opioids and Opiates Labor and Jobs Suits and Litigation (Civil) Walgreen Co. California Consumer Protection Santa Clara County (Calif) San Francisco Bay Area (Calif) Le, Kim Thien Source Type: news

Walgreens Will Pay $7.5 Million to Settle Unlicensed-Pharmacist Claims
For over a decade, Kim Thien Le handled hundreds of thousands of prescriptions without a license, including many for highly addictive opioids like oxycodone, prosecutors in California have said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mihir Zaveri Tags: Drugstores Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Opioids and Opiates Labor and Jobs Suits and Litigation (Civil) Walgreen Co. California Kim Thien Le Consumer Protection Santa Clara County (Calif) San Francisco Bay Area (Calif) Source Type: news

Where the Purdue Pharma-Sackler legal saga stands
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its controlling Sackler family have been negotiating with cities, counties and states on a proposed settlement worth an estimated $10 billion to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging they helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma
The federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy case of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma set a June 30 deadline to file claims against the company (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Providence Woman Admits to Role in Fraudulent Opioids Prescription Conspiracy
fraudulent, opioids, prescriptions, conspiracy, Tammy Bonham, scheme, medical practitioners, no consent, DEA ID numbers, signatures, oxycodone, medical insurance, pills, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 21, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Intellipharmaceutics Provides Update on FDA Advisory Committees Meeting for Aximris XR (Oxycodone Hydrochloride extended release) an Abuse Deterrent Opioid Analgesic for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Pain
TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 16, 2020 / Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. (OTCQB:IPCIF and TSX:IPCI) ( " Intellipharmaceutics " or the " Company " ), a pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - January 16, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Physician Sentenced for Illegally Prescribing Oxycodone Physician Sentenced for Illegally Prescribing Oxycodone
A Philadelphia-area osteopathic physician was sentenced to a year and a day in jail for illegally distributing oxycodone.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Effects of oxycodone on sensitivity to reinforcement magnitude: implications for effects of opioids on impulsive and risky choice - Hunt KH, Hughes CE, Pitts RC.
The objective of this study was to investigate a potential behavioral mechanism of opioids: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news