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Suboxone Mass Tort Lawsuit

Suboxone Mass Tort Lawsuit filings greatly increased nationwide after the FDA required the makers of Suboxone Film to warn that Suboxone Film can cause dental damage such as tooth fracture, tooth loss, tooth decay, abscess/infection, and even total tooth loss.

On January 12, 2022, the FDA reported hundreds of cases in which patients without a history of dental problems developed significant dental problems after starting Suboxone Film. The FDA noted that some patients began experiencing dental problems as soon as 2 weeks after starting Suboxone Film.

Suboxone Film Causes Tooth Decay

Suboxone Film is extremely acidic when it dissolves in the mouth. Prior to June of 2022, users of Suboxone Film were not warned that they should swish their teeth with water after the Suboxone Film had completely dissolved. Furthermore, Suboxone Film users weren’t warned that they should wait at least one hour after taking Suboxone Film to brush their teeth. Because Suboxone Film is so acidic, brushing teeth after Suboxone Film dissolves in the mouth, will result in enamel being removed from the teeth. Removing the enamel from a tooth allows bacteria to enter the tooth and eventually the tooth can completely decay. The Suboxone lawsuits also allege that the makers of Suboxone should have known that Suboxone Film would cause harmful damage to the teeth due to its acidity.

Suboxone Litigation & Settlements

The makers of Suboxone have agreed to pay over $2 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations regarding the improper marketing of Suboxone. The maker of Suboxone Film previously made Suboxone in a pill form. However, once the Suboxone pill was about to go generic, the manufacturer convinced the FDA that Suboxone in pill form was unsafe. In reality, the manufacturer of Suboxone was concerned about making less money from selling Suboxone once it went generic. The makers of Suboxone then made billions of dollars by being able to sell name-brand Suboxone Film at a high price for years without competition.

In 2019, the United States Department of Justice obtained a $1.4 billion settlement from the makers of Suboxone, because their deceptive marketing practices induced governmental programs, such as Medicaid, to unnecessarily spend billions of dollars on Suboxone Film. Less than a year later, the makers of Suboxone agreed to pay another $600 million to settle Suboxone-related claims with the Department of Justice.

Suboxone Manufacturer CEO Sentenced to Jail

Suboxone is one of the rare instances when the head of a pharmaceutical company actually goes to jail. In June 2020, the former chief executive officer (CEO) of Indivior PLC, the manufacturer of Suboxone, was sentenced to 6 months in federal prison and ordered to pay a fine of $100,000 and forfeit $500,000. The Suboxone manufacturer’s CEO pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor for his role in causing the introduction of misbranded Suboxone Film into the interstate market. Furthermore, the company that makes Suboxone pleaded guilty to a felony for false statements related to health care matters.

Shamis & Gentile, P.A. Suboxone Lawsuit Investigation

Shamis & Gentile, P.A. are highly experienced Mass Tort litigators. If you used Suboxone Film and have experienced dental complications, contact Shamis & Gentile, P.A. today for a free case review. We will fight to get you a settlement you deserve for your Suboxone-related injuries.



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