Sen. Schumer, anti-drug advocates call on FDA to revoke 'super-drug' painkiller ZoHydro

Zohydro ER is a painkiller experts say is

Zohydro ER is a painkiller experts say is 10 times stronger than Vicodin. (March 3, 2014 6:20 PM)

Anti-drug advocates and local lawmakers are calling on the FDA to revoke its approval of a potent new painkiller that's 10 times more powerful than Vicodin.

Experts say there are concerns that ZoHydro, the so-called "super-drug" that came on the market this week, could cause the prescription drug epidemic to spiral.

"The FDA approved a prescription for disaster," says Jeffrey Reynolds,...

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