Selling OxyContin: How Abbott Labs Engendered Opioid Crisis

Print More reports on the extraordinary sales efforts of Abbott Laboratories to push medical professionals to write prescriptions for the potent painkiller OxyContin. The health-and-medicine news organization says newly released court documents "shows the lengths to which Abbott went to hook in doctors and make OxyContin a billion-dollar blockbuster." Purdue Pharma LP, the Connecticut company that developed OxyContin, has been vilified for

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