All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘New drug’

Painkiller Zohydro Gets FDA Approval – States Revolt

The recent FDA approval of Zohydro, a powerful new opiate pain killer, has states rebelling over its release, stating it is much too powerful and deadly and could make the nation’s heroin and prescription drug abuse worse. On Thursday, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin initiated an emergency order making it harder for doctors to prescribe Zohydro, which is an extended-release drug …

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Hepatitis C Drug – FDA Clears Johnson & Johnson

After decades of Hepatitis C claims that there is no viable treatment, other than the regularly prescribed antiviral medication, Johnson and Johnson has come up with a drug to inhibit and eliminate Hep C altogether. Johnson & Johnson calls the drug Olysio, which was created to eliminate the hepatitus C virus. Hep C is the most common form of the …

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