State Attorneys General Seek to Have FDA Approval of Zohydro Overturned

According to a story on the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Capitol Vision blog, the Georgia Attorney General, along with Attorneys General from Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Maine, are asking the Department of Health and Human Services to overrule the FDA’s approval of the potent painkiller Zohydro. These state Attorneys General have expressed concern that Zohydro will compound the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the United States because it is 5-10 times more potent than current available painkillers, such as Vicodin. … Read More >