All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘prescription painkillers’

New Painkiller Zohydro At Heart Of Major Controversy

There is no doubt that the proper dosage and usage of medication can go a long way towards helping individuals who suffer from conditions such as depression and anxiety. Even dangerously psychotic conditions that could lead persons to harm themselves or others can be greatly improved with the right medication. When a person is suffering from physical pain that is …

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F.D.A. Seeks Tighter Control on Prescriptions for Class of Painkillers

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration recommended significantly tighter controls on how doctors prescribe commonly used painkillers such as Vicodin and Lortab. The recommendation comes amidst growing concern over abuse of prescription painkillers. It’s a debate that has raged for almost a decade, and the most recent measures focus on drugs containing the narcotic hydrocodone in combination with over-the-counter …

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