Opioids: Big Bucks, Little Regard for Truth

By adminR | Posted OnOctober 26, 2016

By Editorial Staff It’s becoming more common to see drug manufacturers negotiate “false claims” settlements for millions and billions of dollars. Most of these settlements have to do with violations in the marketing of the drugs they produce and sell. Wikipedia lists the top 20¬†settlements¬†involving “false claims” by drug manufacturers, which total more than $17

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Small Relief, Big Potential Side Effects

By adminR | Posted OnOctober 26, 2016

In September 2012, the CDC and the FDA began investigating a multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections among patients who had received contaminated steroid injections. The contaminated vials were tracked back to a New England compounding center in Framingham, Mass. The cases included fungal meningitis; localized spinal or paraspinal infections, including epidural abscess,

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