Pharmaceutical Companies Accused of Painkiller Deception

Home / changes4women / Pharmaceutical Companies Accused of Painkiller Deception


Pharmaceutical Companies Accused of Painkiller Deception

Two California counties have filed a lawsuit accusing five drug companies of waging a campaign of deception to boost sales of painkillers. Orange and Santa Clara counties filed the suit alleging to false advertisement, unfair competition and creating a public nuisance. This current lawsuit accuses the drug manufactures of making misleading and false claims about the safety of products consumed by millions of Americans annual. The five companies involved in the suit are: Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharma, Actavis, Endo Health Solutions and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries’ Cephalon Inc. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that opioid painkillers contributed to more deaths than cocaine and heroin combined in these counties.

If you or a loved one is battling the disease of addiction, you are not along. Seabrook is a CARF accredited drug and alcohol treatment facility. We offer a wide variety of treatment options to fit each individuals needs. With over 40 years of experience in the addiction treatment filed, Seabrook has a renowned staff of nurses and physicians who provide exceptional 24/7 care. For more information, please visit us on the web at or call us at 1.800.761.7575.



    Leave a Comment