FDA Recommends Restrictions on Prescribed Painkillers

Oct 25, 2013

abcnews/AP

The Food and Drug Administration is recommending new restrictions on prescription medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the United States. The agency said that hydrocodone-containing drugs should be subject to the same restrictions as other narcotic drugs like oxycodone and morphine. Read the full story

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