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Papers: 26 Jan 2019 - 1 Feb 2019

Human Studies

2019 Jan 04

JAMA Netw Open



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Association of Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing of Opioid Products With Mortality From Opioid-Related Overdoses.


Hadland SE, Rivera-Aguirre A, Marshall BDL, Cerdá M
JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jan 04; 2(1):e186007.
PMID: 30657529.


Prescription opioids are involved in 40% of all deaths from opioid overdose in the United States and are commonly the first opioids encountered by individuals with opioid use disorder. It is unclear whether the pharmaceutical industry marketing of opioids to physicians is associated with mortality from overdoses.