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August 18, 2017

Posted  August 18, 2017

Illinois announced a $4.45 million settlement with the pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics Inc. (Insys) for deceptively marketing and selling a highly addictive opioid drug for an array of treatments that were not approved by the Food And Drug Administration (FDA). The settlement resolves Madigan’s 2016 lawsuit against Insys for its sale of Subsys, which is significantly more powerful than morphine and intended exclusively for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain. Madigan alleged Insys deceptively promoted and sold Subsys to treat a wide variety of pain, such as back and neck pain, even though the drug was not approved for those uses. IL

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