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Physician Groups, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of FDA’s Approval Of Pain Killer

A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.

03/18/2014

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Medication Mix-Up Reported At Jefferson Regional Med. Center

Jefferson Regional Medical Center says that a medication labeled as the narcotic Oxycodone, actually contained a non-narcotic drug. The hospital says that a pharmacy technician who handled medication packaging in the hospital pharmacy substituted another medication for the narcotic. After an internal investigation the employee was fired.

11/14/2012

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