Opioid - a means to the "end"

Opioid – a Means to the “End”

When to Be, Hurts Too Much Self-Medicating Emotional Pain With Opioids There are many different reasons why people start using opioids. Regardless of how it starts, this type of drug has tremendous capabilities for masking emotional distress. People suffering from trauma, depression, and anxiety become the perfect victims for the claws of opioid addiction. It…

Can Opioids Cause Hearing Loss?

Can Opioid Use Cause Hearing Loss?

There is an opioid addiction and opioid overdose crisis in the United States. It’s an epidemic that has reached unprecedented proportions and its impact affects all ranges of the socio-economic and demographic scale. Consequences of opioid abuse and dependency, including social instability and physical and mental harm, can be dire. One potential consequence in particular…

A book with fentanyl described and test tubes on a table illustrating pharmaceutical company creating fentanyl-based drugs

Opioid Executive Guilty Verdict Means Other Pharma Execs Could Be Charged with Racketeering

Insys Therapueutics’ founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy related to fentanyl-based Subsys. Fentanyl is one of the leading causes of drug overdose deaths in the U.S., but effective fentanyl detox treatment is available. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 3, 2019 — Former billionaire and Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor was found guilty of racketeering conspiracy by…