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A US senator is urging the US Federal Trade Commission to accelerate its antitrust investigation into a drug maker that sells Suboxone, a medicine used to treat addiction to opioids and narcotics.

The appeal by Senator Edward Markey (D-Mass.) comes less than a week after 35 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Indivior, accusing the company of engaging in a scheme to block generic competition. In doing so, the company “drove up prices and deprived states and consumers of lower costs,” Markey wrote in his letter on Tuesday to FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez.


The moves are the latest in a long-running saga surrounding Suboxone.

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  • What about us patients nearly 4000 a year extra we pay because our rights are violated the doctors and pharmacies are in on the whole game we are lied to by everyone involved what about us we want our money back since 2013 i have been robbed of more than money i could tell u the real truth about the so called miracle drug suboxone it is a life sentence and a death sentence for some i know what would truly fix the opiate epedemic and when they blocked the generic alot of people gave up i am gonna write a thousand letters till someone hears me if we had the money back that was gotten illegally from us we could get off of this drug that is my hope so i could afford real treatment please when you put the letter u in the middle of the word case it becomes a cause there is so much more i could tell you my name is link mcclain 615 668 9727 thanks and god bless you

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