Will OxyContin Go Generic?

The federal health minister has until Nov. 25 to decide whether to allow drug companies to make a generic version of the painkiller Oxycontin. The patent on the brand name version of that drug expire...

B.C. Drops OxyContin Coverage

VICTORIA - B.C. is joining several other provinces in dropping coverage of the powerful painkiller OxyContin as the drug's maker switches to a new product called OxyNEO.In addition, the government wil...

Another Province Pulls OxyContin Funding

TORONTO - Saskatchewan has joined Ontario and the Atlantic provinces in taking steps to stop funding the painkiller OxyContin, and a new version of the drug, OxyNeo.The changes coincide with plans by...