The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to drug distributor McKesson for incidents in which pharmacies received tampered with shipments of opioids.
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Johnson & Johnson will improve transparency regarding the cost of certain prescriptions by including pricing in television ads.
Protestors flood museums the Sackler family has donated to over the years, asking them to refuse any future funding.
While an epidural seems like a better option for chronic back pain than opioids, there are risks involved, including paraylsis.
A hearing will be held at the end of the month in which executives from top drug manufacturers will testify regarding significant price increases.
Illinois will switch some patients from opioid prescriptions to medical marijuana, which offers a safer alternative.
Mount Carmel Hospital System physician, Dr. William Husel, is accused of prescribing high levels of pain medications that led to the deaths of 28 patients.
Prescription opioids have been identified as significant contributors to the overdose epidemic. There may be a need for new alternatives for cancer treatment.
New study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association states drug advertising has skyrocketed across all mediums over the years.