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The Sackler family wanted to sell OxyContin as an UNCONTROLLED substance, court documents allege

The Sackler family wanted to sell OxyContin as an UNCONTROLLED substance – but the drug’s inventor told them that would be dangerous Prescription opioids like OxyContin are thought to be responsible for 75 percent of opioid addictions in the US  The Sackler family behind the drug’s maker, Purdue Pharma, has claimed they didn’t know of its… Read More »

U.S. court allows generic version of Indivior opioid abuse drug

(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday allowed generic drug company Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories to sell a copycat version of the Indivior Plc opioid treatment Suboxone Film, sending Indivior’s stock price down more than 40 percent. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit lifted a preliminary injunction that blocked Dr. Reddy’s from… Read More »