Nope. Doctors deserve some of the blame, just not as much as the public wants to assign to them. People act as if they are helpless in the whole process of drug abuse - whatever happened to personal responsibility/accountability?
From memory, Purdue came right out and said one of their drugs like oxy or hydro didn't have any addiction issues.
Amazing. Now compare that to all the warnings that cigarette makers have to put on their packs.
-----------In much of its promotional campaignin literature and audiotapes for physicians, brochures and videotapes for patients, and its Partners Against Pain Web sitePurdue claimed that the risk of addiction from OxyContin was extremely small.4349
Purdue trained its sales representatives to carry the message that the risk of addiction was less than one percent.
Really interesting, comprehensive article.https://www.ncbi.nlm...les/PMC2622774/