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FDA Reviewer Not Sold on Increased Restrictions for Hydrocodone Combos

Jan. 24, 2013
The FDA appears poised to oppose a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) proposal to place increased restrictions on hydrocodone-containing drug combination products. DEA is weighing whether to up-schedule the painkillers from Schedule III to Schedule II, but must first receive an evaluation and recommendation from the FDA.
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