Documents reveal McKinsey's role in opioid epidemic

7/1/2022 5:59:00 PM

More than 114,000 documents reveal the role McKinsey played in consulting with drug companies at the height of the opioid epidemic.

McKinsey & Company found opportunities to boost opioid manufacturers' sales amid the addiction crisis from 2004 to 2019, new documents show.

More than 114,000 documents reveal the role McKinsey played in consulting with drug companies at the height of the opioid epidemic.

from 2004 to 2019, new documentspublished by the University of California at San Francisco and Johns Hopkins University show.Why it matters:When one opioid fell out of favor with federal regulators, drugmakers created and marketed another, further stoking the crisis.

The more than 114,000 pagesof documents show how McKinsey had a much broader role advising the companies than was previously documented, providing growth and turnaround plans to combat the loss of revenue from opioid lawsuits, advice on how to deal with regulators and strategies to boost sales while concern about the addictive properties of the painkillers grew.

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Why it matters: When one opioid fell out of favor with federal regulators, drugmakers created and marketed another, further stoking the crisis. The more than 114,000 pages of documents show how McKinsey had a much broader role advising the companies than was previously documented, providing growth and turnaround plans to combat the loss of revenue from opioid lawsuits, advice on how to deal with regulators and strategies to boost sales while concern about the addictive properties of the painkillers grew. “They were just called ‘Opana patients,’ as though that was a real common thing. Flashback: according to the CDC , and the proliferation of prescription opioid addiction gave way to heroin then synthetic opioid use, which continued the upward trajectory of opioid deaths through 2019. Zombie teased,"Get ready for some robot fun," and revealed to fans by way of a trio of photos that this was Patrick's role in the new film. Despite lawsuits, regulation and backlash during the height of the opioid epidemic, McKinsey continued to consult with leading opioid drugmakers Purdue Pharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson and Mallinckrodt, the new documents show. Years earlier, the firm had helped usher the drug onto the market, advising Endo’s partner, Penwest Pharmaceuticals, on its launch in 2006. The new documents reveal "a sweeping and detailed depiction of a firm that became a trusted adviser to companies at the core of an epidemic that has claimed half a million American lives," . His wife was asleep next to him at the time of the shooting.

The other side: In 2019, McKinsey cut ties with opioid manufacturers, and in early 2021, the company reached a $573 million settlement agreement with 47 states, five territories and the District of Columbia, which called for the release of the internal documents. Purdue was seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a new version of OxyContin that would be more difficult to snort or inject. his own movies to the Halloween franchise remakes he did. "As we have said before, we recognize the terrible consequences of the opioid epidemic and have acknowledged our role in serving opioid manufacturers," a McKinsey spokesperson said in a statement in response to the documents being published on Thursday. Axios on facebook .D.