Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA on Painkiller Approval

Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA on Painkiller Approval
Filed under: cocaine opioid addiction
Overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers have quadrupled since 1999, and now outnumber those from heroin and cocaine combined. Zohydro is the first single-ingredient, long-acting product containing the semi-synthetic opioid … The use of … Read more on Stateline

 

Deadly addiction: Heroin use, a tragic wrong turn for prescription drug
Filed under: cocaine opioid addiction
The man was asking for his keys moments later. Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Commissioner Patricia Rehmer said this spring that on average one Connecticut resident a day dies of a drug overdose, which also is the leading cause of … Read more on TheDay.com

 

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