Keyword: OxyContin


Senator wants feds to investigate whether Oxycontin wears off too soon

New accusations are raining down on Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma, and a U.S. senator has called on the FDA, the FTC and the DOJ all to investigate. The latest claim? That Purdue downplayed evidence the painkiller wore off much faster than its labeled 12 hours in many people, making them more likely to get addicted.