Monday, January 28 2013, 12:53 PM MST
Tighter Restrictions May Be Placed On Hydrocodone
(KUTV) An advisory panel is asking the FDA to put tighter restrictions on hydrocodone – an ingredient found in many prescription painkillers, including vicodin.
If adopted, the recommendation would label hydrocodone as a drug with a high abuse potential,
Drugs like Oxycodone and morphine are already classified under this label. The FDA has not said whether it will act on the recommendation.
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