Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: oxycontin

Seattle-caught Salmon Found to Contain Drugs

From My Science Academy: In a recent study, up to 81 drugs and personal care products were detected in the flesh of salmon caught in Puget...

“Secret Trove Reveals Bold ‘Crusade’ to Make OxyContin a Blockbuster”

David Armstrong, reporting for STAT, highlights a trove of internal documents that describe the tactics Abbott pharmaceuticals used to convince doctors to prescribe OxyContin....

“Judge Orders Release of Secret OxyContin Records Sought by STAT”

A Kentucky judge has ruled that Purdue Pharma will have to release secret documents about the marketing of OxyContin, a potent pain pill that...

“‘You Want a Description of Hell?’ OxyContin’s 12-Hour Problem”

A new LA Times investigation finds that Purdue Pharma’s claims that OxyContin, a chemical cousin of heroin, could relieve pain for twelve hours led some...