painkiller

Feds: Fentanyl Responsible For Overdose Deaths In Ten States
NEW YORK (AP) _ A federal report says the powerful painkiller fentanyl was involved in more than half of the recent opioid overdose deaths in 10 states.
The report released Friday is the latest to show how fentanyl is helping to make the nation's current drug epidemic the deadliest in U...
Zohydro Maker Sues To Block Massachusetts Ban
Associated Press - The maker of Zohydro, a controversial new prescription painkiller, has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to block Massachusetts' ban on local doctors prescribing and dispensing the drug.
Zogenix filed suit in U...
New Painkiller Worries Officials
A new painkiller is set to hit the market soon, and law enforcement officials and healthcare experts are clenching their teeth.
Zohydro ER, a hydrocodone-based painkiller, was approved by the FDA in October, and is set to hit pharmacies within the next month...