A lawyer for two Ohio counties said CVS Health Corp., Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Walmart Inc. should fund an $878 million plan to address the opioid crisis there, as a first-of-its-kind trial got underway to determine the pharmacy chains’ contribution.
Endo International plc announced that the Tennessee Court of Appeals reversed a trial court judge’s order denying a motion for recusal by Endo’s wholly owned subsidiaries Endo Health Solutions Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Clay County et al. v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., et al, pending in the Circuit Court for Cumberland County, Tennessee, and remanded the case for transfer to a different judge.
Pear Therapeutics, Inc. has announced a program to offer patients seeking treatment for substance use disorder (SUD) or opioid use disorder (OUD) access to a telehealth provider through its “find a provider tool”, along with in-person care options.
Insys Therapeutics Inc.’s legal woes deepened as New York’s attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking at least $75 million from the company.
Endo International Plc forecast earnings for the third quarter well above analysts’ estimates amid a lawsuit filed by it against U.S. health regulators that seeks to protect the drugmaker’s blood pressure drug franchise.
As U.S. President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, Europe should heed the threat from opioids responsible for America’s deadliest drug epidemic in decades as both regions have seen rises in prescription rates of such medicines, which can be a gateway to dangerous derivatives according to experts.