Washington reached a $518 million settlement with drug distributors McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen Corp. and Cardinal Health, ending a months-long trial over the companies’ alleged role in fueling the opioid epidemic in the state, the three companies announced on May 3.

Longitudinal medical and prescription claims were used to assess opioid prescriptions and MME’s dispensed amongst migraine patients nine months prior to and nine months following Nurtec® ODT initiation.   Among the 14,019 with migraine who used opioids prior to initiating treatment with Nurtec ODT, approximately 41% had no opioid Rx fills in the 9 months […]

Privately held pharmaceutical company Wraser Pharmaceuticals announced the publication of a White Paper addressing opioid safety.