UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J – J, Purdue and others with painkiller

Posted On Jul 26 2017 by

#chicago pharmaceutical companies # UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J J, Purdue and others with painkiller lawsuit Opioid makers thought they had dodged a litigation bullet 6 months ago when a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by the City of Chicago trying to hold them accountable for an “epidemic” of painkiller, and even heroin, abuse. But the city is being tenacious and has refiled lawsuits claiming 6 drugmakers overstated the claims of the drugs’ benefits while downplaying their risks. The second amended complaint was filed on Thursday in Chicago against Purdue Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ($TEVA), Johnson Johnson’s …


Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors About OxyContin #isis #pharma

Posted On Jul 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 Pharma issues statement on OxyContin report; L #generic #pharmaceutical #manufacturers

Posted On Jul 8 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceutical # Purdue Pharma issues statement on OxyContin report; L.A. Times responds urdue Pharma issued a statement Friday defending its best-selling painkiller, OxyContin, and criticizing a Los Angeles Times report that the medication wears off early in many patients, exposing them to increased risk of addiction. OxyContin s main selling point is that it relieves pain for 12 hours. The Times investigation found that when the effects don t last, patients can suffer excruciating symptoms of narcotic withdrawal, including intense craving for the drug. The article said that Purdue had held fast to 12-hour dosing in part for financial …


Purdue Pharma Careers and Employment #pharma #research

Posted On Jul 7 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceutical # About Purdue Pharma Purdue Pharma helps bring patients relief from pain. The company specializes in developing, manufacturing, and marketing prescription and over-the-counter medicines and healthcare products, which include sustained-release and long-acting treatments for chronic and severe pain. Purdue has an exclusive US licensing and co-promotion agreement with Labopharm more. Inc. of Laval, Canada for Ryzolt (tramadol HCl extended-release tablets), an extended release formulation of tramadol. Its other opioid drugs for pain relief include controlled-release analgesic OxyContin (a version of oxycodone), and morphine drug MS Contin. Additional prescription products in its cabinet include pain patch Butrans, pain reliever …


Kentucky Takes Purdue Pharma to Court over OxyContin Addiction #luye #pharma

Posted On Jul 7 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceutical # Kentucky Takes Purdue Pharma to Court over OxyContin Addiction The state of Kentucky is continuing to fight OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma in state court. In a legal drama that’s moved back and forth between state and federal courts and involved multiple attorney generals, Kentucky is seeking justice for Purdue’s alleged illegal promotion of OxyContin. The opioid painkiller is an extended-release version of oxycodone and one of the most widely-used painkillers in the U.S. It’s also highly addictive and was easily abused until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration forced Purdue to reformulate it in 2010. Kentucky’s former …


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

Posted On Jun 13 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 …


Kentucky Takes Purdue Pharma to Court over OxyContin Addiction #pharmaceutical #drug #companies

Posted On Jun 11 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceutical # Kentucky Takes Purdue Pharma to Court over OxyContin Addiction The state of Kentucky is continuing to fight OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma in state court. In a legal drama that’s moved back and forth between state and federal courts and involved multiple attorney generals, Kentucky is seeking justice for Purdue’s alleged illegal promotion of OxyContin. The opioid painkiller is an extended-release version of oxycodone and one of the most widely-used painkillers in the U.S. It’s also highly addictive and was easily abused until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration forced Purdue to reformulate it in 2010. Kentucky’s former …


Purdue pharmaceuticals #actavis #pharma

Posted On May 29 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceuticals # Careers A culture of innovation and making a difference Purdue Pharma Canada is one of the country’s leading pharmaceutical companies. As part of our mission we work to advance healthcare and make patients and healthcare professionals our focus. We provide long-acting analgesics, medications for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), gastrointestinal disorders, and other products that patients and health professionals depend upon. We also assist patients in disease management and further the professional development of healthcare professionals through comprehensive educational programs. pronosticuri fotbal azi oddstake.com ponturi pariuri sportive Research and Development has always been an …


Kentucky Takes Purdue Pharma to Court over OxyContin Addiction #rusan #pharma

Posted On May 27 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceutical # Kentucky Takes Purdue Pharma to Court over OxyContin Addiction The state of Kentucky is continuing to fight OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma in state court. In a legal drama that’s moved back and forth between state and federal courts and involved multiple attorney generals, Kentucky is seeking justice for Purdue’s alleged illegal promotion of OxyContin. The opioid painkiller is an extended-release version of oxycodone and one of the most widely-used painkillers in the U.S. It’s also highly addictive and was easily abused until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration forced Purdue to reformulate it in 2010. Kentucky’s former …


UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J – J, Purdue and others with painkiller

Posted On May 18 2017 by

#chicago pharmaceutical companies # UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J J, Purdue and others with painkiller lawsuit Opioid makers thought they had dodged a litigation bullet 6 months ago when a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by the City of Chicago trying to hold them accountable for an “epidemic” of painkiller, and even heroin, abuse. But the city is being tenacious and has refiled lawsuits claiming 6 drugmakers overstated the claims of the drugs’ benefits while downplaying their risks. The second amended complaint was filed on Thursday in Chicago against Purdue Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ($TEVA), Johnson Johnson’s …