Top illegal prescribers of oxycodone, hydrocodone convicted – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two doctors from Squirrel Hill and Mercer County, both described as significant prescribers of illegal narcotic painkillers in their areas, have been convicted in separate cases after undercover stings by federal agents using patients as informants.

Dr. Anthony Rossi, 66, a podiatrist in Hermitage, on Thursday waived indictment by grand jury and pleaded to distributing the pain medication Tramadol for cash and (more…)

NMS Labs Offers Genotype tests for Tramadol, Oxycodone and Codeine – 4-traders (press…

10/03/2013 | 10:40am US/Eastern

CYP2D6 genotype test results help physicians to tailor patient-centered treatment

NMS Labs now offers a genotype test to determine metabolizer status for tramadol, oxycodone and codeine. This test can aid physicians in guiding the use of these medications in an effective and safe manner.

Recommended by the FDA for several popular drugs, genotype testing supports patients and physicians by helping (more…)

Boynton Beach couple charged with trafficking – Sun-Sentinel

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies say Kayla and Ricky Ramsey combined their efforts and duped at least two Boynton Beach pharmacies out more than 100 Oxycodone pills.

Married in 2010, the couple now stands charged with trafficking Oxycodone, according to a Sheriff’s Office report.

The road to the couple’s arrest began on Sept. 19, when Kayla Ramsey, 24, called the CVS pharmacy (more…)