October 5, 2013

FDA Now Requires Safety Labels on Pain Killers

The Food and Drug Administration has announced it will require new safety labels on extended release opioid painkillers like Oxycontin to warn consumers about overuse and the potential for addiction. Manufacturers will also be required to study trends in abuse of the medications.

[ Read the Article: Opioid Painkillers To Get New Addiction-Warning Labels ]

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