New Drugs Same Old Problem – OxyNEO Zohydro Oxecta Etc

There is a lot of controversy brewing about the new drugs that are coming to market.

“Tamper Proof” OxyContin

An example is “harder to abuse” drugs: like OxyNEO. The question is, how “hard to abuse” are they? There are critics who point out that the drug’s manufacturer Purdue Pharma doesn’t make that claim in official documents. Additionally

“The terms ‘tamper-proof’ and ‘break-proof’ are not claims which have been approved by Health Canada,” admits Randy Steffan who is vice president of corporate affairs at Purdue Pharma.

Pfizer has joined the “profit (off of addictive drugs) party” with its Oxecta drug, which is made from the highly addictive ingredient in OxyContin called oxycodone. It is purported to be difficult to

“Pure” Hydrocodone (or Vicodin)

In a move that baffles the sense of corporate responsibility, there are multiple drug manufacturers planning
to release …

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