We support generic pharmaceutical products in this country, but in the case of oxycodone generic, and now a generic treatment for opioid addiction by a company who is one of the biggest producers and marketers of prescription pain killers in the country, we can't help but think that patients and physicians are getting played by their governments, and at a huge human cost.
Dr. Jenny Melamed
Dr. Jenny Melamed is a family physician with a special interest in addiction medicine. She has worked at both the Cordova and Vancouver Detox Centres in Vancouver, Canada and has an addiction practice in Vancouver and Surrey working in both a private capacity and for Fraser Health. She is board Certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and certified by the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM), and regularly speaks on the management of addictions and the use of opiate assisted treatment.
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