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Oklahoma doctor charged with 2nd degree murder in patient deaths from opioids, other medications

October 3rd, 2017

An Oklahoma doctor has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the overdose deaths of five patients who were …

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Posted in Dangerous Drugs, HO&P Blog, Medical Malpractice, News, Opioid Painkillers, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical Liability |

Combined use of painkillers and anxiety drugs increases overdose risk, study finds

April 5th, 2017

Patients who are prescribed a class of anti-anxiety drugs known as benzodiazepines in combination with opioid painkillers are significantly more …

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

FDA warns of combined drug overdose risk for opioid painkillers, anti-anxiety medications

September 8th, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it will require manufacturers to issue a “black box warning” about the …

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