News and Announcements

Drug Companies are Now Marketing Products to Judges

Reposted from NPR.  Source:  http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/03/540029500/to-grow-market-share-a-drugmaker-pitches-its-product-to-judges

“Vivitrol is a monthly injection of naltrexone, which blocks opioid receptors in the brain. It’s one of three medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating opioid addiction. While it’s effective in some people, it’s not for everyone. Patients have to be ready to be opioid-free, and some patients won’t do well on it. It can also have side effects, which Kirby says he experienced.”