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Opiate overdoses fall after debut of abuse-resistant OxyContin - Reuters


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Opiate overdoses fall after debut of abuse-resistant OxyContin
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Opiate prescriptions and overdoses in the U.S. have declined since the debut of an abuse-resistant version of the painkiller OxyContin and the market withdrawal of the narcotic Darvon, a study finds. Researchers reviewed insurance claims ...
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