News tagged with painkiller

Opioid maker changes tack as scrutiny mounts

Accused of profiting from a deadly opioid crisis ravaging middle class America, the maker of the world's best-selling pain medication, Purdue Pharma, said Tuesday it is changing tack in the face of increasing scrutiny.

Feb 14, 2018
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How to avoid opioid addiction after surgery

(HealthDay)—Following surgery, many patients head home with prescriptions for 30 or more opioid painkillers—enough to trigger addiction, warns a leading group of anesthesiologists.

Jan 30, 2018
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