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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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Stanford researchers say epidemic of opioid painkillers overprescription not caused solely by ‘pill mills’

December 21st, 2015

A new study has found that the majority of U.S. general practitioners are responsible for the epidemic of opioid painkiller …

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Ohio law aims to curb prescription painkiller abuse among minors with parental consent requirements

March 12th, 2015

Ohio Governor John Kasich is spearheading a movement with the backing of the state’s legislature to curb prescription drug abuse …

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Opioid Painkiller Patients Face Overdose Dangers from Improper Prescription Practices

January 8th, 2015

Patients who are prescribed opioid painkillers to treat chronic or severe pain may be at risk of poisoning or overdose …

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