Tag Archives: Fentanyl

Rx Hall of Shame Update: Former Insys employee pleads guilty in US opioid drug probe; case against ex CEO Michael Babich, others, in pre-trial mode.

The News: A former employee of Insys Therapeutics Inc. (Chandler AZ) pleaded guilty last week to having conspired to defraud insurers into paying for an expensive fentanyl-based drug that is… Read more »

Insys crashes back to earth as top execs arrested; what were they thinking?

The former CEO and president of Insys Therapeutics Inc. (Chandler AZ) was among six former company executives who were arrested last Thursday (December 8, 2016) on federal charges of leading… Read more »

Fentanyl Responsible for an Epidemic of Overdose Deaths Around the United States

Fentanyl, a powerful painkiller that a medical examiner identified as the drug that killed the superstar Prince six weeks ago, has been responsible for an epidemic of overdose deaths around… Read more »