Call Us With No Obligation
(877) 446-9001
24 Hours/ 7 days a week

Contact an Attorney


captcha

Yes I agree to the Terms & Conditions

Information about filing a Fentanyl patch lawsuit.

Archive for May, 2016

Nearly three-quarters of fentanyl patch prescriptions issued in violation of FDA guidelines, new study finds

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

A new study conducted by Canadian researchers has found that nearly three-quarters of fentanyl pain patch prescriptions are issued to patients who had not previously been treated with opioid medications, putting them at risk of suffering a potentially fatal overdose. Food and Drug Administration regulations require doctors to prescribe the fentanyl patch only to patients who are opioid tolerant due to previous treatment with painkiller medications in order to reduce the risk of overdose. (more…)