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Opioid manufacturers face Arkansas class action over painkillers marketing

October 9th, 2017

Several opioid manufacturers are facing a class action lawsuit in Arkansas over the sale and marketing of prescription painkillers in …

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

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 |

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 |

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 |