Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors About OxyContin #acceleron #pharma

Posted On Jan 7 2018 by

#purdue pharmaceuticals # Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors about Its Bestselling Painkiller One of the most commonly abused prescription drugs in U.S. history rose to prominence based on a lie, an investigative report by The Los Angeles Times discovered. The Los Angeles Times report found that not only did Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, provide incomplete information to the FDA, they also falsely marketed the drug as having much longer lasting effects than were demonstrated during clinical trials. Many believe that OxyContin, a powerful, bestselling painkiller, is partially responsible for America’s prescription opioid epidemic. Purdue insisted that the drug relieved …


Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors About OxyContin #kv #pharma

Posted On Dec 8 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceuticals # Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors about Its Bestselling Painkiller One of the most commonly abused prescription drugs in U.S. history rose to prominence based on a lie, an investigative report by The Los Angeles Times discovered. The Los Angeles Times report found that not only did Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, provide incomplete information to the FDA, they also falsely marketed the drug as having much longer lasting effects than were demonstrated during clinical trials. Many believe that OxyContin, a powerful, bestselling painkiller, is partially responsible for America’s prescription opioid epidemic. Purdue insisted that the drug relieved …


Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors About OxyContin #vital #pharma

Posted On Sep 30 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceuticals # Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors about Its Bestselling Painkiller One of the most commonly abused prescription drugs in U.S. history rose to prominence based on a lie, an investigative report by The Los Angeles Times discovered. The Los Angeles Times report found that not only did Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, provide incomplete information to the FDA, they also falsely marketed the drug as having much longer lasting effects than were demonstrated during clinical trials. Many believe that OxyContin, a powerful, bestselling painkiller, is partially responsible for America’s prescription opioid epidemic. Purdue insisted that the drug relieved …


In Guilty Plea, OxyContin Maker to Pay $600 Million #medicinal #chemistry

Posted On Sep 24 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceutical # The New York Times In Guilty Plea, OxyContin Maker to Pay $600 Million From left, Howard R. Udell, the top lawyer for Purdue Pharma; Dr. Paul D. Goldenheim, the company s former medical director; and Michael Friedman, Purdue s president. Photographs by Don Petersen for The New York Times May 10, 2007 ABINGDON, Va. May 10 — The company that makes the narcotic painkiller OxyContin and three current and former executives pleaded guilty today in federal court here to criminal charges that they misled regulators, doctors and patients about the drug’s risk of addiction and its potential …


Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors About OxyContin #akela #pharma #inc

Posted On Aug 15 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceuticals # Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors about Its Bestselling Painkiller One of the most commonly abused prescription drugs in U.S. history rose to prominence based on a lie, an investigative report by The Los Angeles Times discovered. The Los Angeles Times report found that not only did Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, provide incomplete information to the FDA, they also falsely marketed the drug as having much longer lasting effects than were demonstrated during clinical trials. Many believe that OxyContin, a powerful, bestselling painkiller, is partially responsible for America’s prescription opioid epidemic. Purdue insisted that the drug relieved …


Senator calls for investigation of Purdue Pharma following Times story on OxyContin – LA Times #pharma #pack

Posted On Aug 14 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceuticals # Senator calls for investigation of Purdue Pharma following Times story on OxyContin A U.S. senator on Friday called for federal investigations of OxyContin s manufacturer in response to a Los Angeles Times report that found the bestselling painkiller wears off early in many patients, exposing them to increased risk of addiction. Sen. Edward J. Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat whose state has been hit hard by prescription drug abuse, urged the Justice Department. the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission to launch probes of drugmaker Purdue Pharma. OxyContin s main selling point is that it …


OxyContin s Deception Costs Firm $634M – CBS News #crm #pharma

Posted On Aug 14 2017 by

#perdue pharma # OxyContin’s Deception Costs Firm $634M Two days after agreeing to pay states nearly $20 million for falsely marketing OxyContin, the drug’s maker, Perdue Pharma, and three current and former executives plead guilty to federal charges. The Stamford, Conn.-based maker of the powerful painkiller, and three of its current and former executives, pleaded guilty Thursday to misleading the public about OxyContin’s risk of addiction, a federal prosecutor and the company said. Purdue Pharma L.P. its president, top lawyer and former chief medical officer will pay $634.5 million in fines for claiming the drug was less addictive and less …


Oxycontin: how Purdue Pharma helped spark the opioid epidemic #ajanta #pharma #products

Posted On Aug 13 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceutical # Oxycontin: how Purdue Pharma helped spark the opioid epidemic Chancellor s Professor of Medicine, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy, Indiana University The Conversation’s partners The Conversation UK receives funding from Hefce, Hefcw, SAGE, SFC, RCUK, The Nuffield Foundation, The Ogden Trust, The Royal Society, The Wellcome Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The Alliance for Useful Evidence, as well as sixty five university members. Republish this article We believe in the free flow of information. We use a Creative Commons Attribution NoDerivatives licence, so you can republish our articles for free, online or in print. What do conservative talk …


California OxyContin lawsuit: Pharmaceutical companies sued by Orange, Santa Clara Counties #crm #for #pharma

Posted On Jul 24 2017 by

#pharmaceutical companies in orange county # California DAs File Big Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharmas Over Painkillers California DAs File Big Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharmas Over Painkillers California DAs File Big-Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharma Giants Over Painkillers Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images Orange County and Santa Clara County, two California entitites with a combined population near 5 million, are filing suit against five pharmaceutical companies for what the counties’ representatives say was a concerted campaign to promote risky, addictive drugs at the expense of public health and safety. From the Los Angeles Times : In sweeping language reminiscent of the legal …


OxyContin s Deception Costs Firm $634M – CBS News #akela #pharma #inc

Posted On Jul 22 2017 by

#perdue pharma # OxyContin’s Deception Costs Firm $634M Two days after agreeing to pay states nearly $20 million for falsely marketing OxyContin, the drug’s maker, Perdue Pharma, and three current and former executives plead guilty to federal charges. The Stamford, Conn.-based maker of the powerful painkiller, and three of its current and former executives, pleaded guilty Thursday to misleading the public about OxyContin’s risk of addiction, a federal prosecutor and the company said. Purdue Pharma L.P. its president, top lawyer and former chief medical officer will pay $634.5 million in fines for claiming the drug was less addictive and less …