An evaluation of the effect of the OxyContin ® reformulation on unintentional fatal and non-fatal overdose - Beachler DC, Hall K, Garg R, Banerjee G, Li L, Boulanger L, Yuce H, Walker AM.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of OxyContin's reformulation o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

oxycodone/acetaminophen
Title: oxycodone/acetaminophenCategory: MedicationsCreated: 3/24/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/24/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - March 24, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Oxycodone-related deaths in Sweden 2006-2018 - Fugelstad A, Agren G, Ramstedt M, Thiblin I, Hjelmstr öm P.
AIM: To identify and characterize oxycodone related deaths in Sweden from 2006 to 2018 and to compare them to other opioid-related deaths. METHODS: To assess the factors contributing to the deaths, we used multinomial logistic regression to compare... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Facing Purdue owners brings pain, closure for opioid victims
A sense of closure is mixing with anger and pain for some of the nearly two dozen people who told their personal stories to members of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Yale strikes Sackler name from campus amid opioid outrage
Yale University has begun removing the Sackler name from its campus several years after announcing it would no longer accept donations from the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Facing Purdue owners brings pain, closure for opioid victims
A sense of closure is mixing with anger and pain for some of the nearly two dozen people who told their personal stories to members of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Opioid victims get long-awaited chance to confront Sacklers
A hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court has given survivors of opioid addiction and people who lost loved ones to the crisis the chance to confront members of the family behind OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘You Murdered My Daughter’: Relatives of OxyContin Victims Confront the Sacklers
It was the first time, after years of lawsuits, that the family that owns Purdue Pharma heard directly from families who had lost loved ones to addiction. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: your-feed-science Suits and Litigation (Civil) Pain-Relieving Drugs Drug Abuse and Traffic Bankruptcies OxyContin (Drug) Opioids and Opiates Purdue Pharma Sackler Family Sackler, Richard (1945- ) Sackler, Theresa (1949- ) Sackler, Da Source Type: news

Judge favors boosting Sackler payment in Purdue Pharma deal
A judge has indicated he is moving forward with a plan for the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to pump at least another $1.2 billion into a nationwide settlement of lawsuits against over the toll of opioids (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

OxyContin maker seeks approval for latest settlement plan
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is asking a judge to approve its latest plan to settle thousands of lawsuits over the toll of opioids (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

For families, $6B deal with OxyContin maker is just a start
Some relatives of those who died in the opioid crisis will receive payments from a settlement with the maker of OxyContin that aren't even enough to reimburse for the cost of a funeral (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma and U.S. States Reach $6 Billion Opioid Settlement
Purdue Pharma reached a nationwide settlement Thursday over its role in the opioid crisis, with the Sackler family members who own the company boosting their cash contribution to as much as $6 billion in a deal intended to staunch a flood of lawsuits facing the maker of OxyContin. The deal follows an earlier settlement that had been appealed by eight states and the District of Columbia. They agreed to sign on after the Sacklers kicked in more cash and accepted other terms. In exchange, the family would be protected from civil lawsuits. In all, the plan could be worth more than $10 billion over time. It calls for members of...
Source: TIME: Health - March 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GEOFF MULVIHILL and JOHN SEEWER / AP Tags: Uncategorized Addiction healthscienceclimate News Desk wire Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma deal has families deflated, angry but hopeful
For those who lost loved ones in the opioid crisis, making sure the family behind OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma paid a price was never just about money (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news