It ramped up sales with a highly effective campaign in the early s to change medical practice to make narcotics the default treatment for long term chronic pain and increase prescribing.
At the same time, the company was working in tandem with Purdue to influence medical practice, federal regulators and politicians to promote the mass prescribing of opioids in a way no other country has seen.
The notable The general train of thought behind those who reject evidence-based medicine is that the entirety of medical science or " Western medicine " is fraudulent and all the studies and experiments are bogus.
Earlier this month there was another little noticed milestone in corporate accountability. If you tell your doctor, isn't he just a dealer at that point? It was a strategy by the opioid industry.
Brezis M 1. One new malady is Restless Leg Syndrome or RLS, which is caused by too much stress, not enough sleep and the use of stimulants caffeine mostlyalcoholH2-histamine blockers, iron deficiency or insufficiency, and certain antidepressants.