Tuesday, June 30, 2009

New restrictions on painkillers?

From the Bloomberg article:
The prescription painkillers Percocet and Vicodin should be banned and use of Tylenol, sold over the counter, should be reduced because the ingredient acetaminophen is linked to liver damage, U.S. advisers said.

Outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted 20-17 today in Adelphi, Maryland, for the ban on Percocet and Vicodin, which also contain a narcotic.
Click here to access. This is going to be so interesting...the pendulum swings.

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