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‘Engineering overkill’: A potent new drug ‘1,000 times stronger than morphine’ is trying to solve a problem that doesn’t exist, doctors say

The government’s leading food and drug authority recently approved a potent new opioid called Dsuvia that dissolves under the tongue and can be taken without an IV. Several experts strongly opposed the approval, which came amidst an epidemic of opioid overdose deaths and addiction. The CMO of the company behind […]
‘Engineering overkill’: A potent new drug ‘1,000 times stronger than morphine’ is trying to solve a problem that doesn’t exist, doctors say
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A bombshell New York Times report says that Purdue Pharma knew OxyContin was being abused within the first few years after it launched

A New York Times investigation found after uncovering a chain of confidential internal communications that Purdue Pharma knew that its opioid drugs were being abused in 1996 shortly after they came on the market. In 2007, Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty to “misbranding” its drug as less addictive than shorter-lasting painkillers. […]
A bombshell New York Times report says that Purdue Pharma knew OxyContin was being abused within the first few years after it launched