Could New Painkiller be Stronger than Oxycontin?
Like Us on Facebook According to Popular Science, the FDA has approved an even more addictive pill known as Zohydro, an opiod painkiller that contains up to 10 times the amount of hydrocodone found in Vicodin and could potentially be abused by drug users.
Zohydro, a New Pill 10 Times Stronger Than Vicodin, Raises Questions About Pain and Addiction
Response came quickly to the recent release of Zohydro, an extremely potent, hydrocodone opioid that boasts ... Over the same period, overdose deaths have more than tripled. “Zohydro is an atomic bomb in a pill,” Sherrie Rubin from the FED Up!
FDA approves powerful hydrocodone drug
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription painkiller. The agency said Friday it approved the extended-release pill Zohydro ... wrote more than 131 million ...
New painkiller: Deadly new pill is 10 times stronger than Vicodin, experts say
The approval of a controversial new painkiller that is said to be an alarming 10 times stronger than Vicodin ... FDA to revoke the approval of the pill. Regarding the new painkiller, a coalition consisting of more than 40 health care, consumer and ...
FDA Approves Stronger Version of ‘Hydrocodone’ Drug
This is the first time that hydrocodone will be released as a single component pill, stronger than the usual prescriptive pain-killer drug. At present, hydrocodone and vicodin are combined to treat pain caused by surgery, injuries, migraine and arthritis.