By David Mittleman

Opioid Fraud and Abuse Unit Created

Citizens’ petition calls on FDA to pull powerful opioids from the market. The petition pointed to Oxycontin 80 mg and IR oxycodone 30 mg as examples of ultra-high dose opioids that aren’t worth modest benefits. Dozens of communities are banding together to file lawsuits against some of America’s largest drug manufacturers and distributors for their roles in spreading opioid addiction as a result of fraudulent marketing practices. In the crosshairs are Purdue Pharma, Teva, Johnson and Johnson, Endo, Janssen, <a class="colorbox" …read more