Opioid Painkiller Overdose Cause Thousands of Deaths Each Year

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Patients who are prescribed opioid painkillers by their doctor - including drugs such as the fentanyl pain patch, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, methadone, and morphine - may be at risk of an overdose or other serious side effects. More than 15,000 patients in the U.S. are killed each year due to a painkiller overdose. For more information, contact the lawyers at Heygood, Orr & Pearson by calling toll-free at 1-877-446-9001 or by email at info@hop-law.com

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