COMMON BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATION RECALLED

Pennsylvania – A common blood pressure medication is being voluntarily recalled due to concerns that it might contain an ingredient that’s known to cause cancer. The medication’s generic name is valsartan, though it’s also in... Read More.

OXYCODONE STOLEN FROM MAHAFFEY MAN’S UPS PACKAGE

Mahaffey, PA – Someone stole 59 Oxycodone tablets from a Mahaffey man’s UPS package. Oxycodone is an opioid medication that can treat moderate to severe pain. The 5mg medication was taken from a 67-year-old man along... Read More.

DOCTOR CHARGED FOR PRESCRIBING 17,500 OXYCODONE PILLS

Harrisburg, PA – In the ongoing battle against opioid addiction, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced felony charges against a Scranton doctor for overprescribing 17,504 Oxycodone pills to two patients over a two-year period. Shapiro says... Read More.

DUBOIS PHARMACY TECHNICIAN ACCUSED OF STEALING PILLS

DuBois, PA – A DuBois pharmacy technician is being charged for stealing drugs from her workplace. 28-year-old Kaitlyn Petrick is accused of taking Oxycodone pills from the pharmacy at Penn Highlands DuBois nine times during... Read More.

PA COUNTY SUES PHARMA COMPANIES FOR PROMOTING OPIOIDS

Delaware County, PA – Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania is suing 11 pharmaceutical companies and their consulting physicians for what county officials call the deceitful promotion of opioids. The lawsuit claims that companies have misrepresented... Read More.