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New Report Puts Spotlight on Epidemic of Painkiller Abuse and Need for Patient Education and Resources
Date:11/10/2011

e daunting in part because of misinformation and/or misperceptions about what treatment entails," said Gary Phillips, M.D., President of Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, North America. "The truth is that there is a spectrum of options and resources available to people that they may not be aware of, which is why it's important to take that first step and talk to a qualified doctor and get the facts."  

To support people facing addiction to painkillers, the Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals web site, TurnToHelp.com, offers a simple screening tool to help those at risk recognize if they or a loved one may be addicted and includes a physician finder to identify a local doctor who is specially trained in treating people with addiction to painkillers.

About Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals

Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to expanding access to medical therapies for patients suffering from the chronic, relapsing brain disease of opioid dependence. The company manufactures and markets treatments for opioid dependence. Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, a global company publicly traded on the UK stock exchange.


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