WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version of the painkiller hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription medicine for chronic pain. The agency said it approved the pill Zohydro for patients […]
The FDA wants to place tighter controls on prescription drugs containing hydrocodone. The Food and Drug Administration says the highly addictive painkiller should be subject to the same restrictions as other narcotic drugs such as […]
WASHINGTON (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 U.S. In a […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Where seniors live makes a difference not only in how much health care they receive but also the medications they’re prescribed — as some miss out on key treatments while others get […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — More parents need to talk with their teens about the dangers of abusing Ritalin, Adderall and other prescription drugs, suggests a new study that finds discouraging trends on kids and drug use.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Family members whose loved ones died as a result of prescription drug overdoses will be among those calling for change as lawmakers consider whether to reauthorize the state medical board.