Zohydro: Why This New Painkiller Could Spark Another Addiction Epidemic

Zohydro: Why this new painkiller could spark another addiction epidemic
A new, highly potent painkiller is out on the market – and many health experts want it gone. The controversial drug is Zohydro, an extended-release painkiller containing the already widely used opioid, hydrocodone. Designed to release painkilling …
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Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA on Painkiller Approval
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and a woman whose daughter died from a prescription pill overdose share a hug in front of a billboard warning of the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Kentucky and other states want the FDA to overturn its approval …
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Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA on Painkiller Approval
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and a woman whose daughter died from a prescription pill overdose share a hug in front of a billboard warning of the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Kentucky and other states want the FDA to overturn its …
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NJ Senate panel considers options for dealing with heroin, painkiller addiction
State legislators on Monday weighed options for combating a statewide surge of heroin and prescription painkiller addiction, but arrived at no concrete solutions for a crisis that claimed at least 800 lives in New Jersey last year. The Senate Health …
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