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Feb 27 2018

10 Warning Signs of Prescription Painkiller Dependency

#painkiller #detox, #health #fact #medical #medicine #medications #tips #tools #diseases #conditions #wellness #mens #womens # 10 Warning Signs of Prescription Painkiller Dependency 10 Warning Signs of Prescription Painkiller Dependency Thousands of Americans rely on prescription painkillers for the relief of pain and discomfort from ailments such as headaches. menstrual cramps, surgery recovery or lingering pain from an injury. Unfortunately however, for many, this reliance on medication can easily and unknowingly turn into physical dependence. The scary fact is that the most commonly prescribed drugs including OxyContin, Vicodin, Methadone, Darvocet, Lortab, Lorcet and Percocet, while offering relief from pain, can also …

Nov 4 2017

In Guilty Plea, OxyContin Maker to Pay $600 Million #painkiller #abuse

# The New York Times In Guilty Plea, OxyContin Maker to Pay $600 Million From left, Howard R. Udell, the top lawyer for Purdue Pharma; Dr. Paul D. Goldenheim, the company s former medical director; and Michael Friedman, Purdue s president. Photographs by Don Petersen for The New York Times May 10, 2007 ABINGDON, Va. May 10 — The company that makes the narcotic painkiller OxyContin and three current and former executives pleaded guilty today in federal court here to criminal charges that they misled regulators, doctors and patients about the drug’s risk of addiction and its potential to be …