FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Banning Percocet, Vicodin
By Jim Lewis, Virginia Dangerous Drugs Attorney
Powerful prescription drug products containing combinations of opioids and acetaminophen that help control severe pain for victims of accidents can be incredibly dangerous if used the wrong way. To find out why, visit “FDA Advisory Panel: Ban Vicodin and Percocet.”
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