In the late 1990s, Purdue Pharma’s marketing campaign for OxyContin was the kick-off for the prescription drug industry’s massive promotion of narcotic painkillers for the treatment of chronic pain. One of Purdue’s marketing tools was a promotional video that showed how OxyContin had improved the lives of seven patients. The video was distributed directly to […]
"You are hurting people. Do you agree with that statement?" Rep. McKinley hammers Zuckerberg on illegal pharmacies being used to sell opioids on Facebook. Zuckerberg responds with the need for AI tools to weed out harmful content. Watch live: //t.co/xNolLfglOZ
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Interesting discussion today with a Swiss pain physician-anesthesiologist. They have no problem rx’ing steady low to medium dose opioids for chronic pain there—or rx’ing something else, with patient preferences being very important, though the *preference* is nonopioids first.