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N.Y. accuses opioid maker Purdue of illegal fund transfers to Sacklers

Purdue Pharma LP fraudulently transferred funds to members of the wealthy Sackler family who control the OxyContin maker despite knowing the company faced major liabilities that had made it already insolvent, New York’s attorney general alleged.

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Exclusive: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma exploring bankruptcy – sources

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is exploring filing for bankruptcy to address potentially significant liabilities from roughly 2,000 lawsuits alleging the drug manufacturer contributed to the deadly opioid crisis sweeping the United States, people familiar with the matter said.

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Opioids no better than NSAIDs for chronic back or arthritis pain

Acetaminophen, ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are better than opioids at easing the intensity of chronic pain in the back, knees or hips, a U.S. experiment suggests.

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Montana sues OxyContin maker Purdue over opioid epidemic

Montana sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, withdrawing from a multistate investigation by attorneys general into opioid manufacturers’ marketing practices and joining a growing list of states that have broken off to pursue individual lawsuits.

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Cigna to end OxyContin painkiller coverage, signs contract for alternative

Amid a growing U.S. opioid addiction, health insurer Cigna Corp. will stop covering OxyContin – the opioid painkiller sold by Purdue Pharma LP – as of Jan. 1, 2018, and will instead cover an equivalent with a formulation less vulnerable to abuse.

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