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Pennsylvania family files wrongful death lawsuit against Actiq fentanyl lollipop manufacturers

October 10th, 2016

The family of a Pennsylvania man who died from an overdose caused by the fentanyl lollipop Actiq has filed a …

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Posted in Dangerous Drugs, Fentanyl, Fentanyl Pain Patch, HO&P Blog, News, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical Liability, Products Liability |

Prescription painkiller monitoring laws may help curb epidemic of opioid overprescription, study suggests

June 22nd, 2016

A new study conducted by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College suggests that monitoring the number of painkiller prescriptions written …

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Posted in Consumer Protection, Dangerous Drugs, HO&P Blog, News, Opioid Painkillers, Pharmaceutical Liability, Product Liability, Products Liability |

FDA panel recommends overhaul of opioid painkillers physician education program to curb epidemic of deadly overdoses

May 24th, 2016

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has unanimously voted to recommend mandatory training for doctors who prescribe opioid painkillers …

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Posted in Consumer Protection, Dangerous Drugs, Fentanyl, HO&P Blog, Medical Malpractice, News, Opioid Painkillers, Pharmaceutical Liability, Pharmaceutical Liability |

FDA issues black box warning about addiction, overdose risks of opioid painkillers

March 28th, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it will require the manufacturers of prescription opioid painkillers to add a …

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Posted in Consumer Protection, Dangerous Drugs, Fentanyl, HO&P Blog, News, Opioid Painkillers, Pharmaceutical Liability |