Tag: chronic pain

Opioid Labeling Bill Drawing Fire from Chronic Pain Advocates Posted on July 13, 2019 by Ed Coghlan

A bill introduced by West Virginia Democratic Senator and Indiana Republican Senator is drawing fire from chronic pain patient advocates. The bill they call The FDA Opioid Labeling Accuracy Act would “prohibit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from allowing opioids to be labeled for intended use of ‘around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment’ until a study…

The other side of the opioid epidemic: Broken Arrow woman speaks out about chronic pain.

by Haley Hughey, KTUL Staff Tuesday, July 16, 2019 “To view video go to: https://ktul.com/news/local/the-other-side-of-the-opioid-epidemic-broken-arrow-woman-speaks-out-about-chronic-pain“ There’s another side to the epidemic, the people who need pain medicine to stay alive. BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (KTUL) — Right now, a judge is weighing in on Oklahoma’s lawsuit against drug maker Johnson & Johnson. The state is suing for…