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Tougher Regulation for Narcotic Painkillers

Hydrocodone combination painkillers such as Vicodin sees tough new regulations

The federal government has decided to make Vicodin a schedule II drug due to its pivotal role in the prescription drug addiction epidemic.  311 more words

Pain Management

Former Mount Vernon Cop Accused Of Forging Prescriptions To Get Vicodin

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A former Mount Vernon police officer was arrested and charged Monday with using a forged prescription to get Vicodin.

Former officer Joseph Russo, 49, was arrested following an eight-month investigation by the Mount Vernon Police Internal Affairs Unit, police said. 167 more words


Feds Bust North Texas Prescription Drug Ring

DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Four North Texans have pleaded guilty to illegally getting their hands on prescription painkillers, then selling the pills on the streets. 271 more words


Burnsville Pharmacist Pleads Guilty To Stealing Prescription Narcotics

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A pharmacist from Burnsville has pleaded guilty to stealing roughly 67,000 doses of prescription narcotics from the pharmacy where she worked.

According to the United States Attorney’s Office, Anissa Jeanne Shores, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. 139 more words


a gcs adventure: day 27

you know the drill

Day 27 started off with a post op appointment.  They removed stitches, which is causing some random stinging pain and random beads of blood.   167 more words

A GCS Adventure

Hydrocodone is Reclassified as a Triplicate Prescription

By: Momotaz Rahman

Hydrocodone is one of the most prescribed pain medications in the United States with over 135 million prescriptions every year. A new Federal law took effect on October 6, 2014 which dramatically affected how this medication would be prescribed in all 50 states. 282 more words


4 Potential Benefits of Hydrocodone Combination Product Rescheduling

Elizabeth Lai, Mercer University College of Pharmacy 2016

The DEA’s decision to reclassify hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II drugs has understandably frustrated pharmacy employees and health care providers. 76 more words