FDA backs tighter controls on painkiller hydrocodone in wake of addiction epidemic

  • Article by: MATTHEW PERRONE , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 24, 2013 - 10:43 PM

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is recommending new restrictions on prescription medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.

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